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English definition of “interpose”

interpose

verb [T] (PUT BETWEEN)    /ˌɪn.təˈpəʊz/ US  /-t̬ɚˈpoʊz/ formal
to put yourself or something between two things, people , or groups , especially in order to stop them doing something: The teacher interposed her self between the two snarling boys .Inserting and forcing things into other things interposition     /-pəˈzɪʃ.ən/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of interpose verb (PUT BETWEEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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