Significado de “pause” - Diccionario inglés

pause en inglés británico

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pausenoun

uk /pɔːz/ us /pɑːz/

B2 [ C ] a short period in which something such as a sound or an activity is stopped before starting again:

There will be a brief pause in the proceedings while the piano is moved into place.
After a long, awkward pause, someone finally asked a question.
She spoke for three quarters of an hour without so much as a pause.
There followed a pregnant (= filled with meaning) pause in which neither of them knew what to say.

[ U ] also pause button [ C ] a button or control that allows you to stop a recording for a short time:

I pressed pause/the pause button so I could go make a cup of tea.

[ C ] UK specialized music a period of silence between musical notes, or a symbol that represents this

Synonym

[ C ] specialized music a symbol in music meaning that a note or rest should be held for longer than normal

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pauseverb

uk /pɔːz/ us /pɑːz/

B1 [ I ] to stop doing something for a short time:

He paused and thought for a moment.
She paused to catch her breath, and then kept on jogging.

B2 [ I or T ] to make a recording stop for a short time by pressing a button:

Can you pause the movie there, please?
It is now possible to pause and rewind live television.
She paused at key moments in the scene.

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(Definición de pause de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

pause en inglés americano

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pausenoun [ C ]

us /pɔz/

a moment in which something, such as a sound or an activity, stops before starting again:

There was a long pause during which we all wondered what he would say next.
pause
verb [ I ] us /pɔz/

She paused to catch her breath.

(Definición de pause de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)