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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: interposer, from Latin interponere, from ponere 'to put'

interpose

verb
     
in‧ter‧pose [transitive] formal
1 to put yourself or something else between two other things:
She interposed herself between the general and his wife.
2 to say something when other people are having a conversation or argument, interrupting them:
'That might be difficult,' interposed Regina.

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