Meaning of “intermission” in the English Dictionary

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"intermission" in British English

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intermissionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪn.təˈmɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmɪʃ.ən/

B1 [ C ] mainly US UK usually interval a short period between the parts of a play, film, concert, etc.

[ U ] US a period between parts of a game when the players rest and people watching can leave their seats:

The Sonics led by only two points at intermission.

(Definition of “intermission” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intermission" in American English

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intermissionnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·tərˈmɪʃ·ən/

a brief period between the parts of a performance

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