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cryptography
American English: /krɪpˈtɑɡrəfi/
British English: /krɪpˈtɒɡrəfi/

Translation of cryptography in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Mathematical cryptography, as bad as it sometimes is, is the strongest link in most security chains.
    • There are claims about breakthrough technology and totally new cryptography and the like.
    • A new kind of cryptography based on quantum physics is now ready for serious consideration.

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