Meaning of “interject” in the English Dictionary

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"interject" in British English

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interjectverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌɪn.təˈdʒekt/ us /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈdʒekt/ formal

to say something while another person is speaking:

[ + speech ] "That's absolutely ridiculous!" Mary interjected.
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(Definition of “interject” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interject" in American English

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interjectverb [ T ]

us /ˌɪn·tərˈdʒekt/

to say something that interrupts someone who is speaking:

He interjected questions throughout the discussion.

(Definition of “interject” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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