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intercept

verb [T] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsept/ us    /-tɚ-/
to stop and catch something or someone before that thing or person is able to reach a particular place: Law enforcement agents intercepted a shipment of drugs from Central America. Barry intercepted Naylor's pass and scored the third goal.
interception
noun [C or U] uk   /-ˈsep.ʃən/ us  
the interception of enemy messages a pass interception
Translations of “intercept”
in Spanish interceptar…
in French intercepter…
in German abfangen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攔截,截住…
in Russian перехватывать…
in Turkish önlemek, yolunu kesmek, durdurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拦截,截住…
in Polish przechwycić, przejąć…
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