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noun [countable] interval pronunciation in British English /ˈɪntə(r)v(ə)l/ 
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  1. 1
    a period of time between two events

    The normal interval between our meetings is six weeks.

    Payments are to be resumed after an interval of several months.

    at regular/monthly/10-minute etc intervals:

    Progress is reviewed at monthly intervals.

  2. 3
    a space or distance between two things

    There are pillars at three-foot intervals for reinforcement.



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