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Definition of interpose verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they interpose
    he / she / it interposes
    past simple interposed
    -ing form interposing
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  1. 1+ speech interpose something to add a question or remark into a conversation “Just a minute,” Charles interposed. “How do you know?”
  2. 2interpose somebody/something (between A and B) to place something between two people or things He quickly interposed himself between Mel and the doorway.
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