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intermission

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪʃ.ən/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
B1 [C] mainly US ( UK usually interval) a short period between the parts of a play, film, concert, etc. [U] US a period between parts of a game when the players rest and people watching can leave their seats: The Sonics led by only two points at intermission.
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