Examples of intermission in a sentence
We'll return after a brief intermission.
<an awkward intermission between speeches>
Origin and Etymology of intermission
Middle English intermyssyown, from Latin intermission-, intermissio, from intermittere
First Known Use: 15th century
INTERMISSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intermission for English Language Learners
: a short break between the parts of a performance (such as a play, movie, or concert)
INTERMISSION Defined for Kids
Definition of intermission for Students
: a pause or short break (as between acts of a play)
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