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English definition of “hesitation”


noun [C or U]     /ˌhez.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
C1 the act of pausing before doing something, especially because you are nervous or not certain : After a slight hesitation, she began to speak . Any hesitation on the part of the government will be seen as weakness .formal I have no hesitation in recommend ing Ms Shapur for the job .HesitatingUncertainty
(Definition of hesitation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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