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English definition of “timeout”
timeout (also time-out)
/ˈtaɪmaʊt/ noun [C]
› IT a situation in which a computer program stops working because an activity has taken too long: If an inactivity timeout occurs, you may need to sign back on to the server.
› HR a situation in which someone has time away from work, for example, in order to look after their family or to do other things: For increasing numbers of people, the linear career is now dead and career interruptions and time-outs are the new norm.