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interpretations

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2 a presentation of an artistic work (as a piece of music) from a particular point of view
  • a sensitive interpretation of a piece that is a touchstone for violinists

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3 a distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play)
  • a very Freudian interpretation of The Nutcracker

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“Interpretations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/interpretations. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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