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English definition of “hesitate”


verb     /ˈhezɪteɪt/
B2 [I] to pause before doing something, especially because you are nervous or not certain : Richard hesitated before answering .HesitatingUncertaintyUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
not hesitate to do sth B2 to be very willing to do something because you are certain it is right : They would not hesitate to call the police at the first sign of trouble .Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
(Definition of hesitate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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