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noun [singular]     wait pronunciation in British English
/weɪt/
  1. a period during which you stay in one place, or you delay doing something, because you expect or hope that something will happen

    After an anxious two-hour wait, I saw the doctor.

    Expect a long wait if you intend to buy tickets.

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