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Definitions of pause:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a short stop; wait; hesitate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a pause.

part of speech: noun

A temporary stop or rest; a brief ceasing of action; interruption; hesitation; a break in speaking; a break in writing indicated by a punctuation mark; a mark in music over or under a note or rest to show that it is to be prolonged.

part of speech: noun

A cessation, intermission, or rest in something, as in labour, reading, speaking, & c.; a cessation proceeding from doubt, suspense, or fear; a stop or rest; a musical sign which indicates that silence is to be prolonged.

part of speech: verb

To stop; to halt; to cease for a time either to speak or act; to deliberate.

part of speech: noun

A ceasing: a temporary stop: cessation caused by doubt: suspense: a mark for suspending the voice: ( music) a mark showing continuance of a note or rest.

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