change of pace

noun phrase

Definition of change of pace

2 : an interruption of continuity by a shift to a different activity

First Known Use of change of pace

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of change of pace was in 1883

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“Change of pace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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: a new activity or situation that comes after another activity or situation which has lasted for a long time

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