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Etymology

From Middle French pause, from Latin pausa; compare with Ancient Greek παῦσις

Pronunciation

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Verb

Infinitive
to pause

Third person singular
paus

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to pause (third-person singular simple present paus, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To interrupt current work and do something else for a moment.

Translations

Noun

Singular
pause

Plural
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pause ({{{1}}})
  1. A short time for relaxing and doing something else.
  2. A button found on players of electronic and digital media (such as a VCR or DVD player) that suspends play.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Homophones

Etymology

From Latin pausa.

Noun

pause f. (plural pauses)

  1. pause, break

Italian

Noun

pause f.

  1. Plural form of pausa.

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