entr'acte

play
noun en·tr'acte \ˈäⁿ(n)-ˌtrakt, -ˌträkt; äⁿ(n)-ˈtrakt, -ˈträkt\

Definition of entr'acte

  1. 1 :  a dance, piece of music, or interlude performed between two acts of a play

  2. 2 :  the interval between two acts of a play

Origin and Etymology of entr'acte

French, from entre- inter- + acte act


First Known Use: circa 1842

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