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interlude

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.tə.luːd/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
a short period when a situation or activity is different from what comes before and after it: Except for a brief Christian interlude at the beginning of the 11th century, Istanbul has been a Muslim city for almost 1,300 years. The musical interludes don't really fit in with the rest of the play.
Translations of “interlude”
in Vietnamese thời gian giải lao…
in Spanish interludio…
in Thai ช่วงหยุดพักการแสดงละคร…
in Malaysian selingan…
in French intermède…
in German die Pause…
in Chinese (Traditional) 插曲,間歇…
in Indonesian saat sela, selingan…
in Russian интерлюдия, перерыв…
in Turkish ara, fasıla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 插曲,间歇…
in Polish przerywnik…
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