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interlude

Pronunciation: /ˈɪntərluːd; ˈɪntəluːd/

Translation of interlude in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (intervening period) intervalo (masculine), paréntesis (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He wants to show that Labour can be a ‘natural’ party of government and not just a brief, fractious interlude between long periods of Conservatism.
    • While I enjoyed the news-less interlude, too many strikes will weary public patience and risk handing viewers and listeners to the opposition.
    • In between those two periods we even had a brilliant interlude when property values, as well as rental demand, both shot up in tandem.
  • 2 2.1 [Theater/Teatro] (intermission) entreacto (masculine), intermedio (masculine) 2.2 [Music/Música] interludio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • She made her debut dancing with Anton Dolin's company in London in 1929, performing balletic interludes in revues at the Coliseum.
    • That interludes were sometimes performed by villagers we know from ‘Pyramus and Thisbe’ in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
    • In between the shows, the comic interludes were performed to keep the audience in good spirits with twinkle-footed clowns.
    Example sentences
    • In the interludes between the 12 scenes, the Andorrans take the witness stand to disclaim any responsibility for Andri's death, rather in the manner of Adolf Eichmann during his trial.
    • At one point in Act I they all stand on the tilted stage, in a straight line, during one of the interludes.
    • Dancers have only one and a half minutes in the interlude to change clothes.

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