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noun [countable/uncountable]     hesitation pronunciation in British English
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  1. a pause before doing something, or a feeling that you should not do it, especially because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried

    After a brief hesitation, he answeredYes’.

    have no hesitation in doing something:

    I would have no hesitation in recommending him for the job.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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