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verb [intransitive/transitive] intertwine pronunciation in British English /ˌɪntə(r)ˈtwaɪn/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleintertwining
past tenseintertwined
past participleintertwined
  1. 1
    to twist things together, or to be twisted together
    The vines are intertwined to make a wreath.
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  2. 2
    to be closely connected with something else
    Personal and business relationships are closely intertwined in Japan.


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