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English noun: intermission

1. intermission (act) the act of suspending activity temporarily

Broader (hypernym)pause

2. intermission (time) a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Synonymsbreak, interruption, pause, suspension

Broader (hypernym)interval, time interval

Narrower (hyponym)blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, halftime, hold, lapse, letup, lull, postponement, relief, respite, rest, rest period, time lag, time-out, wait

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