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  Definition of pause
  1. temporary inactivity
  2. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  3. cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let''s break for lunch"
  4. interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
Similar Words: intermission, break, interruption, suspension, intermit, hesitate

 

Hyponyms: respite, recess, break, time out, hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, intermission, freeze, halt, lapse, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, halftime, rest, relief, rest period, time-out, letup, lull, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather, take five, take ten, hem and haw, scruple

 

Derivational Morphology: intermit, break, hesitate, freeze, suspend, break away, respite, recess, time out, intermission, interruption, suspension, hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, waverer, vacillator, hesitator, hesitater

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 暂停   Dutch: pause  
Finnish: pysähdys   French: pause  
German: Pause   Greek: παύση  
Hungarian: szünet   Italian: pausa  
Japanese: 休止   Korean: 멈춤  
Portuguese: pausa   Russian: пауза  
Serbian: stanka   Slovene: pavza  
Spanish: pausa   Swedish: paus  
 
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