Translation of "pause" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /pɔːz/ us /pɔz/ present participle pausing, past tense and past participle paused

B1 to stop doing something for a short time

hacer una pausa
She paused for a moment and looked around her.

to make a piece of music, video, etc. stop for a short time by pressing a button

Can you pause the movie there, please?
noun uk /pɔːz/ us /pɔz/

a short time during which you stop doing something before starting again

There was a short pause before he spoke.

(Translation of “pause” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /poːz/

a short stop, break or interval (while doing something)

pausa, silencio
There was a pause in the conversation.

(music) the act of making a musical note or rest slightly longer than normal, or a mark showing that this is to be done.


(Translation of “pause” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)