commercial break

a short interruption during radio or television programming for the broadcasting of a commercial or commercials. Unabridged
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commercial break
an interruption in a radio or television programme for the broadcasting of advertisements

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Main Entry:  commercial break
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a pause in a television or radio broadcast for advertisements's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
It is a relief to eyes, ears and nervous system when a commercial break kicks
  in or the remote is flicked to a another channel.
Good news is that the ads don't display through the entire commercial break.
They may have switched channels during the commercial break, be napping or
  talking on the telephone.
Or how about a quick declaration that the next commercial break will contain
  important safety information.
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