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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance; The interlude between two acts of a play.

Usage examples (25)
  • The second act, unlike the first, is bulletproof from entr'acte to curtain calls.
  • During the entr'acte he stood up and surveyed the house from pit to gallery, as if he wanted to be seen.
  • She also disappeared, in the entr'acte, to visit her husband in his dressing room, or so I read in the papers.
  • The overture and the second entr'acte would have been redemanded at a concert, but of course the play was the thing. for more
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