Pronunciation: (än-trakt', än'trakt; Fr. än-trakt'), [key]
—pl. -tr'actesPronunciation: (-trakts', -trakts; Fr. -trakt'). [key]
1. the interval between two consecutive acts of a theatrical or operatic performance.
2. a performance, as of music or dancing, given during such an interval.
3. a piece of music or the like for such performance.
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