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timeoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪmˈɑʊt/
a short official pause during a game when the players plan what to do next
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timeoutnoun [C]

(also time-out) uk   us   /ˈtaɪmaʊt/
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.
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