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entr'acte

noun en·tr'acte \ˈäⁿ(n)-ˌtrakt, -ˌträkt, äⁿ(n)-ˈ\

Definition of ENTR'ACTE

1
:  a dance, piece of music, or interlude performed between two acts of a play
2
:  the interval between two acts of a play

Origin of ENTR'ACTE

French, from entre- inter- + acte act
First Known Use: circa 1842

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