call (a) time-out

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Definition of call (a) time-out

: to ask for a short period of time to stop doing something in order to rest or do something else

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“Call (a) time-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20%28a%29%20time-out. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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