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  • n  a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  • n  temporary inactivity
  • v  interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
    The speaker paused
  • v  cease an action temporarily
    We pause for station identification

  • That apparently serene moment was taken in a brief pause amid the passion and inbuilt risk of their life's work.
  • One instance of this belief which gives pause to many an anti-Fascist is the Buchmanite notion that dictators are fine fellows who simply need a little Buchmanite guidance to .
  • There are three levels of difficulty; the site will time you (there's a pause button if you need to take a breather) and, if you wish, "validate" your answers (and highlight any .
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  • Remember to pause
    As students graduate and my own children complete yet another year of school, I feel a little sad for how quickly time passes. It seems the school year just began. I don’t think I would pick rewind if it was an option, but I hope I remember to pause enough to appreciate the moments while they’re here.
    June 12, 2013 - Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch
  • CNN's GUT CHECK for June 12, 2013
    CNN's GUT CHECK | for June 12, 2013 | 5 p.m. - n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle MORE TO COME: 'I AM HERE TO REVEAL CRIMINALITY,' NSA LEAKER TELLS HONG KONG NEWSPAPER… The former NSA contractor who disappeared after he acknowledged leaking details about secret […]
    June 12, 2013 - CNN Political Ticker
  • Stocks retreat after last week's rally
    Stock futures are lower today as buyers pause following a sharp rally late last week. S&P 500 futures are down almost 1 percent, while indexes are lower by almost 2 percent in Europe. Both have been climbing ...
    June 11, 2013 - optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance

  • Barack Obama in Hindu
    Dr. Martin Luther King's was a life lived in loving service to others. As we honor that legacy, it's not a day just to pause and reflect _ it's a day to act,Obama said in a statement.
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Detroit Free Press
    I would like to pause to acknowledge the shame which we have all felt as a result of the sexual abuse of minors by some clergy ...... in this country,Benedict said during an address at mass. "Those responsible for these evils must be...
  • Diana Ross in Melbourne Herald Sun
    Ross said in her message that she was not attending the service because she had "decided to pause and be silent". "This feels right for me. Michael was a personal love of mine, a treasured part of my world, part of the fabric of my life....

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