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hiatus

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1 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)

  • steam was rising from an hiatus in the ground
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2 an incomplete or deficient area

  • a hiatus in the law which prevented the district attorney from prosecuting the offenders
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3 a break in continuity

  • a three-year hiatus before the fifth book in the series appeared
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