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hiatus

noun [C usually sing]  us   /hɑɪˈeɪ·t̬əs/
a short pause in which nothing happens, or a space where something no longer is: Peace talks resumed this week after a five-month hiatus.
Translations of “hiatus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 間斷, 間隙…
in Russian пауза…
in Turkish sessizlik, boşluk, ara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 间断, 间隙…
in Polish przerwa…
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