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1pause/ˈpɑːz/noun
pluralpauses
1pause
/ˈpɑːz/
noun
pluralpauses
Learner's definition of PAUSE  
: a temporary stop : a period of time in which something is stopped before it is started again
[count]
[noncount]
[noncount]  : a control that you use when you want to stop a recorded song, movie, etc., for a short time
[count]music  : the sign

give (someone) pause

alsogive (someone) pause for thought
: to cause (someone) to stop and think about something carefully or to have doubts about something
2pause/ˈpɑːz/verb
pausespausedpausing
2pause
/ˈpɑːz/
verb
pausespausedpausing
Learner's definition of PAUSE  
[no object]  : to stop doing something for a short time before doing it again
[+ object]  : to cause (a recorded song, movie, etc.) to stop for a short time by pushing a button on a device
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