Meaning of unencrypted in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnɪnˈkrɪptɪd/


  • (of information or data) not converted into a code that would prevent unauthorized access.

    ‘unencrypted passwords’
    • ‘Of the 18 access points whose signals were picked up, 13 were sending unencrypted messages.’
    • ‘Compatibility has never been a problem for unencrypted files.’
    • ‘The system already appears to have been used to crack games with the intention of posting the unencrypted files on the Internet.’
    • ‘Every keystroke on the terminal goes over the network unencrypted.’
    • ‘Similarly, some files on your hard drive are too sensitive to leave unencrypted.’