Definitions of pause:
  • noun:   temporary inactivity
  • noun:   a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  • verb:   cease an action temporarily
    Example: "We pause for station identification"
  • verb:   interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
    Example: "The speaker paused"

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