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interface

noun [C]  /ˈɪn·tərˌfeɪs/ us  
the place where two systems come together and have an effect on each other, or a connection between two computers or between a person and a computer: Amphibians live at the interface of land and sea. To simplify software, you improve its interface.

interface

verb [I/T]  /ˈɪnt·ərˌfeɪs/ us  
to communicate or cause someone or something to communicate: [I] Neighborhood groups here interface very well with police.
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