intermit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin intermittere, from inter- + mittere.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪntəˈmɪt/
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VerbEdit

intermit (third-person singular simple present intermits, present participle intermitting, simple past and past participle intermitted)

  1. (transitive, now rare) To interrupt, to stop or cease temporarily or periodically; to suspend.

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