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Topic: NEWSPAPERS, PUBLISHING

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of interpolare 'to polish up, change, make worse'

interpolate

verb
     
in‧ter‧po‧late [transitive] formal
1TCN to put additional words into a piece of writing [= insert]
2 to interrupt someone by saying something
interpolation noun [uncountable and countable]
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