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a short time when someone stops doing something before starting again
a period of time between two events
a temporary or permanent stop in a process
a situation in which something happens later or more slowly than you expected
a short period of time between two longer periods
a time at which one thing ends completely and a new thing begins
a time during which something interrupts a process or activity
a short time between periods of work in an official organization, especially a court or parliament
a short break in the middle of a play, film, concert etc
a period of time in which you are allowed to change your mind about a contract or agreement that you have signed
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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Free thesaurus definition of pauses intervals and halts from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.