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interludenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪn.tə.luːd/  us   /ˈɪn.t̬ɚ.luːd/
a short period when a situation or activity is different from what comes before and after it: Except for a brief Christian interlude at the beginning of the 11th century, Istanbul has been a Muslim city for almost 1,300 years. The musical interludes don't really fit in with the rest of the play.
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interludenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·tərˌlud/
a period or event that comes between two others and is different from them: The ferry trip was a relaxing interlude during the drive.
(Definition of interlude from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interlude”
in Vietnamese thời gian giải lao…
in Spanish intervalo, interludio…
in Malaysian selingan…
in Thai ช่วงหยุดพักการแสดงละคร…
in French intermède…
in German die Pause…
in Chinese (Traditional) 插曲,間歇…
in Russian интерлюдия, перерыв…
in Turkish ara, fasıla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 插曲,间歇…
in Indonesian saat sela, selingan…
in Polish przerywnik…
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