moment of silence

noun phrase

Definition of moment of silence

: a short period of silent thought or prayer The crowd observed a moment of silence for those who died in the tragedy.

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“Moment of silence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moment%20of%20silence. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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