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English definition of “stop”

stop

verb [I/T] (PAUSE)   /stɑp/ (-pp-)
to pause or stay in a place, or cause someone to pause: [I] We stopped for gas and had something to eat. [+ to infinitive] We’d better stop at the next rest area to let the kids go to the bathroom. [T] Naomi was stopped at the gate and asked to show identification.
(Definition of stop verb (PAUSE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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