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Noun
A temporary stop in action or speech
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“The arc lights of the studio illuminate the entire space, lending the impression that this is a pause in proceedings before the actors get back to work.”
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The quality or state of being uncertain or hesitant
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“There was a noticeable pause in his response, his voice almost a whisper.”
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Pause
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The act of one who stammers
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Passivity
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A doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter or decision
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A period or time free from engagement
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A problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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A gap or distance between two points or objects
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Verb
To briefly stop or interrupt an action
“There may be occasions when you have to pause your work due to unexpected technical issues.”
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To linger or tarry in expectation of something
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“The gravity of the decision and the severity of its consequences should make one pause and hesitate.”
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To put an end to something
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axeUK
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To stop operating
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To relax or be at ease
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To stop or halt at a given place
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To refrain from taking action or changing one's mind
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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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To remain in a specified state or position
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Talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants
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