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[pleyn-tekst] /ˈpleɪnˌtɛkst/

noun
1.
the intelligible original message of a cryptogram, as opposed to the coded or enciphered version.

cryptography
A message before encryption or after decryption, i.e. in its usual form which anyone can read, as opposed to its encrypted form (“ciphertext”).
(1995-05-10)

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