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intermission

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪʃ.ən/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/ US (UK interval)
B1 a short period between the parts of a play, film, concert, etc. 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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