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English definition of “intermission”

intermission

noun [C or U]     /ˌɪn.təˈmɪʃ.ən/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/ US (UK interval)
B1 a short period between the parts of a play , film , concert , etc.Parts of plays, shows and filmsPauses and interludes 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.Pauses and interludes
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