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pause

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1 a momentary halt in an activity
  • There was a brief pause for applause in her speech.
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2 a state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
  • The question caught the professor off guard, and there was a pause before he responded.
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pause

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to come to a temporary halt in one's activity
  • He paused for a moment to regain his composure.
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catch one's breath, hold one's horses

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