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pause

1. noun interval of time2. noun when speaking3. noun ELECTRON on DVD player etc4. noun MUS musical sign5. verb stop briefly6. verb ELECTRON DVD etc
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1 noun interval of timesos masc3  c m ubriseadh masc  c m ubrief pause sos beag, briseadh gairidthe dancers performed the final encore with little pause for breath níor fhás mórán féir faoi chosa na ndamhsóirí sula ndearna siad an encore deireanachI 'd defend her without a moment's pause chosnóinn í gan braiteoireacht ar bith, chosnóinn í gan leisce ar bith, chosnóinn i mbomaite íthere was a long pause between the wedding and the meal afterwards bhí scaitheamh fada ann idir an bhainis agus an béile ina diaidhthey returned after a long pause d'fhill siad tar éis moill fhada, d'fhill siad ar thoradh moillethere were long pauses in the conversation bhí tostanna fada sa chomhráthe chat show resumed after a pause for adverts thosaigh an clár cainte an athuair tar éis briseadh fógraíthe bus took to the road after a pause of 20 minutes thosaigh an bus i ndiaidh bheith 20 nóiméad ina stad, chuir an bus chun bóthair i ndiaidh briseadh 20 nóiméad 2 noun when speakingtost masc3  c m usos masc3  c m uhe continued with his speech after an awkward pause lean sé dá óráid i ndiaidh tost míchompordachhe spoke for two hours without pause labhair sé ar feadh dhá uair an chloig gan stopadh, labhair sé ar feadh dhá uair an chloig gan a anáil a tharraingt
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3 noun ELECTRON on DVD player etccnaipe sosaI pressed pause bhrúigh mé an cnaipe sosa 4 noun MUS musical signfadchomharthafadú masc  c m u 5 verb stop briefly INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uthey paused for breath and then continued on their journey stop siad le hanáil a tharraingt agus lean dá n-aistear ansinyou might want to pause for thought for a short while b'fhéidir nár mhiste duit machnamh beag a dhéanamh air sinvery few people paused to read the pamphlet níor stop ach fíorbheagán chun an paimfléad a léamhhe paused only to sip from his bottle níor stad sé ach le súimín a bhaint as a bhuidéalI met her in the city centre, where we paused briefly bhuail mé léi i lár na cathrach, mar ar stadamar ar feadh tamaillínShe paused and said, 'Don't go.' Lig sí dá cuid cainte agus dúirt ar ball, 'Ná himigh.' 6 verb ELECTRON DVD etc
TRANSITIVEcuir ar sosthey paused the game when their parents came home chuir siad an cluiche ar sos nuair a tháinig a gcuid tuismitheoirí abhaile
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uthe game pauses when you don't expect it stopann an cluiche nuair nach bhfuil tú ag dúil leis
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to give sb pause for thought

(also

to give sb pause

) stad a bhaint as duinelón machnaimh a thabhairt do dhuineábhar machnaimh a thabhairt do dhuine

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