hesitation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hesitationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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 inrecommending Ms Shapur for the ​job.
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