interclude

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin interclūdō; inter (between) + claudō (to shut). See close.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪntə(ɹ)ˈkluːd/

Verb[edit]

interclude (third-person singular simple present intercludes, present participle intercluding, simple past and past participle intercluded)

  1. (transitive) To shut off or cut off from a place or course, by something intervening; to intercept; to interrupt.
    • 1784-1810, William Mitford, The History of Greece
      Next morning the combined forces appeared again in order of battle, in front of the Athenian works, and by their position intercluded the communication of the Athenian general with his fort of Labdalum, and with his northern lines.
    • 1669, Robert Boyle, A Continuation of New Experiments Physico-mechanical, Touching the Spring and Weight of the Air, and Their Effects
      So all passage of external air into the receiver may be intercluded.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

interclude

  1. third-person singular present indicative of intercludere

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

interclūde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of interclūdō