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interval

noun
 
 
/ˈɪntəvəl/
TIME [C] a period of time between two actions, activities, or events: After an interval of three days the peace talks resumed.Pauses and interludes
at intervals repeated after a particular period of time or particular distance: Patients were injected with the drug at four-hour intervals (= every four hours).Continually and repeatedly
PERFORMANCE [C] UK ( UK/US intermission) B1 a short period of time between the parts of a play, performance, etcParts of plays, shows and filmsPauses and interludes
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