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verb [transitive] intercept pronunciation in British English /ˌɪntə(r)ˈsept/
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present tense
present participleintercepting
past tenseintercepted
past participleintercepted
  1. to stop, catch, or take control of someone or something before they can get to the place they are going to

    We intercepted a message sent from a business firm in Paris to The Hague.

    Townsend intercepted a pass and ran half the length of the pitch to score.

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 intercept pronunciation in British English /ˌɪntə(r)ˈsepʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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