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"intercept" in British English

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interceptverb [T]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsept/  us   /-tɚ-/
interception
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ˈsep.ʃən/
the interception of ​enemymessages 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 ​intendedplace: 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 Spanish interceptar…
in Vietnamese ngăn chặn…
in Malaysian memintas…
in Thai สกัดกั้น…
in French intercepter…
in German abfangen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拦截,截住…
in Turkish önlemek, yolunu kesmek, durdurmak…
in Russian перехватывать…
in Indonesian mencegat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攔截,截住…
in Polish przechwycić, przejąć…
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