interception

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French interception, from Latin interceptio

Noun[edit]

interception (plural interceptions)

  1. An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
  2. (American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
  3. (rugby) a pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.

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