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English definition of “wait”

wait

noun [S]     /weɪt/
B2 a period of time when you stay in one place until someone comes, or something happens, or until you can do something: We had a three-hour wait before we could see the doctor. The long wait for the doctor/to see the doctor really made me anxious.WaitingStaying and remaining
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