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interlude

in·ter·lude

interlude

 
 
pronunciation:
In tr lud
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a pause, space, or event that intervenes; interval.
In the interlude between the scheduled presentations, we took a walk outside the convention center.There was only a brief interlude before the bombing began again.Her relationship with him represented a painful interlude in her life that she wanted to forget.
similar words:
interval
definition 2: a short musical piece or other entertainment performed between the parts of a play, concert, church service, or the like.
The organist played a beautiful interlude during the collection this morning.
definition 3: a musical passage played between major parts of a longer musical composition.
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