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Definition of hermeneutic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hermeneutic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌhɜːməˈnjuːtɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɜːrməˈnjuːtɪk//
 
, NAmE//ˌhɜːrməˈnuːtɪk//
 
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relating to the meaning of written texts Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Greek hermēneutikos, from hermēneuein ‘interpret’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hermeneutic