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  ( intermissions    plural  ) An intermission is a short break between two parts of a film, concert, or show.      n-count   (=interval, interlude)  
...during the intermission of the musical `Steppin' Out'.     
      In American English, you can also use intermission to refer to a short break between two parts of a game, or say that something happens at, after, or during intermission., n-count   also prep N  
Fraser did not perform until after intermission.     
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break, breathing space, cessation, entr'acte, interlude, interruption, interval, let-up     (informal)   lull, pause, recess, respite, rest, stop, stoppage, suspense, suspension  

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