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pause

verb [I]
 
 
/pɔːz/
B1 to stop doing something for a short time: She paused for a moment and looked around her.Cancelling and interrupting
pause noun [C] B2 There was a short pause before he spoke.
(Definition of pause from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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