Translation of intercept in Spanish:

intercept

interceptar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌɪn(t)ərˈsɛpt//ˌɪntəˈsɛpt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (missile/attack/message) interceptar
    Sport (pass/shot) interceptar
    they were intercepted before they reached the building les cerraron el paso antes de llegar al edificio
    • It also said turf wars between police officers, Special Branch units and intelligence agencies were holding back attempts to intercept terrorists.
    • For example with officers with special signals intelligence abilities, intercepting the communications of others and making their own covert transmissions.
    • Trees help prevent flooding by intercepting raindrops on their leaves, branches, and trunks.
    • Reports suggest that the joint operation between the United States and Pakistan was planned after American intelligence agents intercepted a satellite phone call from the flat.
    • To the fore came satellite imagery and the National Security Agency's capacity to intercept communications.
    • And I think gathering the intelligence, getting the pictures, intercepting communications is what we're about right now before we start tossing military force around.
    • Some government agencies intercept satellite and other transmissions.
    • Press reports have identified it as a modernization project at the National Security Agency, the agency that intercepts foreign communications.
    • The message was intercepted by U.S. intelligence and caused a major political stir in Washington.
    • She curtsied and continued forward, intercepting Christopher's mischievous twinkle.
    • At points like Green Corner or any of the other intersections along Park Street, a handful of policemen could be seen, wholly incapable of preventing crime or intercepting criminals.
    • The other agencies have a similar problem, but NSA is our intelligence-gathering agency that intercepts the airwaves, and they pick up more conversations than any other intelligence-gatherer.
    • But fortunately, our intelligence were able to intercept his plans to blow up these planes about 8 or 9 years ago, but he has been on the run since then.
    • It does not, as some people have tried to characterise it, extend the powers of the police, the Security Intelligence Service, or other Government agencies to intercept material.
    • It seems clear that all offspring should benefit when a parent produces an alarm signal or intercepts a predator and prevents it from reaching the brood.
    • Since they are flying objects nobody from the ground will be able to intercept them and seize the confidential letters.
    • The vehicles were intercepted and stopped by police.
    • To prevent rogue servers from intercepting data in transit, the servers themselves should be digitally authenticated before any data is moved between them.
    • Until now it has been legally prevented from intercepting communications amongst Canadians within Canada.
    • He could not say when the letter was intercepted or when authorities believe it might have been written.
  • 2

    Mathematics
    cortar
    • This is aligned north/south and can be intercepted at various angles.

noun

  • 1

    Military
    interceptación feminine
    intercepción feminine
    • The Government says it must suspend the right to a trial, because trials would jeopardise the secret telephone intercepts of the security services.
    • This is just the ground-based portion of a multilayered missile defense system, which will eventually include space-based and sea launched intercepts.
    • We can see what's going on the ground, but the terrorists move around so quickly and so easily that we simply can't follow them with satellites or with telephone intercepts.
    • The conversation, revealed by Indian intelligence intercepts last week, was not unique.
    • And so they relied increasingly on defectors and technical intelligence - spy satellites and communication intercepts.
    • Communications intercepts and other relevant information convinced Washington that an attack had taken place.
    • The information allegedly includes both US capabilities for communications intercepts and details of the US military position within Iraq.
    • The claim has been confirmed by officials in the U.S. embassy in Jakarta who have had access to intercepts of the army's radio communications.
    • And those who monitor intercepts can easily be outwitted.
    • But these officials said they are not certain how reliable the information is and said there are no radio intercepts or other types of evidence to corroborate the reports.
    • I'm sure lots of information is there, in files, intercepts, computer memory.
    • And remember, they're on the receiving end right now of a motion that says that these illegal intercepts of attorney-client conversations were improperly handled.
    • We have the ability to read their mail through radio intercepts.
    • They knew that the operation was in trouble from intercepts of Japanese radio traffic.
    • A more sensitive version of the weekly publication that contained material from communications intercepts was called the Situation Summary.
    • He said radio intercepts indicated the attackers had killed eight and wounded more than 15.
    • The foiled plot rests largely on communication intercepts, known as ‘chatter’, from suspects under surveillance.
    • If the Commonwealth continues to play politics and refuses to properly allow these telephone intercepts then it does harm the effort against police corruption.
    • But prosecutors have had to rely on the Bosnian government military for crucial radio intercepts.
    • Violations of drug laws and gambling laws were the two most prevalent types of offenses investigated through communications intercepts.
  • 2US

    Sport
    corte masculine
    intercepción feminine
  • 3US

    Telecommunications
    they put an intercept on my telephone line intervinieron mi línea telefónica
    • the intercepts were used as evidence las grabaciones de las llamadas se usaron como prueba