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[in-ter-jey-suh nt] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒeɪ sənt/

between or among others; intervening; intermediate.
located in between; intervening

1590s, from Latin interiacentem (nominative interiacens) “lying between,” present participle of interiacere “to lie between,” from inter- (see inter-) + iacere (see jet (v.)).


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