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- n. The process reversing an encryption, i.e. the process which converts encrypted data into its original form.
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- n. the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
Verbal noun of decrypt, from de- + crypt (only attested in compounds, such as cryptogram) from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kryptos, "hidden"). (Wiktionary)