Definition of codebreaker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkōdˌbrākər/


A person who solves a code or codes.
Example sentences
  • Two veteran code-breakers have received a worldwide response to their request for solutions to an enigmatic message on a monument.
  • Such was the poor state of US intelligence communication, German code-breakers found it easy to intercept and interpret cables.
  • By the time her brother died, he had recovered enough information for code-breakers at the wartime intelligence centre Bletchley Park to crack the Enigma codes.



Example sentences
  • The mathematician who has written books on code-breaking, is scheduled to speak next month.
  • I find the Enigma files and ancillary code-breaking to be the most alluring of all spy activities.
  • The book's mix of code-breaking, art history, religion and mystical lore has helped it sell 25 million copies since it was published two years ago.

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Syllabification: code·break·er

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