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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.
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interceptverb [T]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsept/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈsept/
interception
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsep.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈsep.ʃən/
the interception of ​enemymessages a ​pass interception
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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
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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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