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interceptverb [T]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsept/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈsept/
interception
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsep.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈsep.ʃən/
the interception of enemy messages a pass interception
(Definition of intercept from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intercept" in American English

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interceptverb [T]

 us   /ˌɪn·tərˈsept/
to stop or catch something or someone that is on the way from one place to another so that it does not reach the intended place: to intercept a letter The ball was intercepted by Grady.
(Definition of intercept from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"intercept" in Business English

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interceptverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌɪntəˈsept/
to stop things, people, etc. as they go to a particular place: Police intercepted a boat carrying over a million packs of cigarettes into the country illegally. to intercept calls/communications/emails
(Definition of intercept from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intercept”
in Vietnamese ngăn chặn…
in Spanish interceptar…
in Malaysian memintas…
in Thai สกัดกั้น…
in French intercepter…
in German abfangen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攔截,截住…
in Russian перехватывать…
in Turkish önlemek, yolunu kesmek, durdurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拦截,截住…
in Indonesian mencegat…
in Polish przechwycić, przejąć…
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