interlude - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈɪntə(r)ˌluːd/
singularinterlude
pluralinterludes
  1. 1
    a short period of time between two longer periods

    Except for a 12-year interlude, the World Cup has been held every four years since 1930.

  2. 2
    music a short piece of music played between the separate parts of a play
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