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What word am I looking for? Try decipher the following:

((CZ18172612)⁺¹)=_____?

Edit; Gary S was very close, but here's a hint...

If numbers equals letters, then...

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  • $\begingroup$ Is the word in any particular language? $\endgroup$ – Gary S. Dec 17 '19 at 13:15
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It Is:

14 Mars or Mars 14

Because:

CZ = 4(26) + 1 = 41
And as per the explanation above, 18172612 = SRAM
Therefore, we got: 41 SRAM
After reversing it, we get Mars 14, or 14 Mars

As a conclusion:

I believe the word is "Pi", as March 14th is the National Pi Day

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  • $\begingroup$ I've added spoiler markdown to your answer. $\endgroup$ – Thomas Markov Dec 17 '19 at 20:47
  • $\begingroup$ Yes you're correct, its Mars 14. And whats the word im looking for, you think? $\endgroup$ – Prim3numbah Dec 17 '19 at 21:13
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe rot13(Creuncf lbh ner gnyxvat nobhg gur Ntvyrag Uhzna 14 Zhygvcyr Nssvavgl Erzbiny Flfgrz NXN 14 Znef, fb gur jbeq lbh ner ybbxvat sbe vf Ntvyrag be cebgrva?) $\endgroup$ – Nexevis Dec 17 '19 at 21:18
  • $\begingroup$ I've added my guess for the word too! $\endgroup$ – Sergiu Nistor Dec 17 '19 at 21:28
  • $\begingroup$ problem solved :) $\endgroup$ – Prim3numbah Dec 17 '19 at 21:33
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Here's a guess:

DASRAM

Rationale:

It's not a common English word, but Google says it's a word, so I thought I would try it. I got this answer by applying the ⁺¹ to 1) each letter (i.e. C + 1 = D) and 2) each two-digit number as if it were a letter (i.e. 18 + 1 = 19 = S, 26 + 1 = 27 -> wraparound to 1 -> A).

D = C + 1
A = Z + 1 (wraparound)
S = (18 = R) + 1
R = (17 = Q) + 1
A = (26 = Z) + 1 (wraparound)
M = (12 = L) + 1

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    $\begingroup$ You're very very close... You just have to re-think what the meaning of the two letters in the beginning are.. $\endgroup$ – Prim3numbah Dec 17 '19 at 14:04
  • $\begingroup$ if rot13(Gur yrggref trg pbairegrq onpx gb ahzoref) then rot13( 427 FENZ ybbxf yvxr vg zvtug or n zbqry bs zbhagnva ovxr ) ... maybe? $\endgroup$ – rm-vanda Dec 17 '19 at 19:20

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