Definitions for entr'acteɑnˈtrækt, ɑ̃-

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  1. entr'acte(noun)

    the interlude between two acts of a play

  2. interlude, intermezzo, entr'acte(noun)

    a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance

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  1. Entr'acte(noun)

    the interval of time which occurs between the performance of any two acts of a drama

  2. Entr'acte(noun)

    a dance, piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama

  3. Origin: [F. Cf. Interact.]

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  1. Entr'acte

    Entr'acte, French Entracte, means "between the acts". It can mean a pause between two parts of a stage production, synonymous to an intermission, but it more often indicates a piece of music performed between acts of a theatrical production. In the case of stage musicals, the entr'acte serves as the overture of act 2. In films that were meant to be shown with an intermission, there was frequently a specially recorded entr'acte on the soundtrack between the first and second half of the film, although this practice has died out in recent years.


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