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hiatus

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhiatushi‧a‧tus /haɪˈeɪtəs/ noun [countable usually singular] 🔊 🔊 1 PAUSE formal a break in an activity, or a time during which something does not happen or exist 🔊 Talks between the two countries have resumed after a six-year hiatus.hiatus in 🔊 a hiatus in researcha brief/short/long hiatus 🔊 There was a brief hiatus in the war.2 SPACE/GAP technical a space where something is missing, especially in a piece of writing
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hiatusThey obscure a hiatus in the expansion of Merovingian power.Gumbel responded by taking a three-day hiatus.In fact, Robinson was newly married at the time of his hiatus from coaching.MacDowell is enjoying a long hiatus from moviemaking.What might Johnnie say after such a long hiatus, looking upon this transformation?And oddly enough, they were discussing the hiatus too.After a one-year hiatus the Honeywell Bracknell Half-marathon is back with a new route and a new date, June 7.a brief/short/long hiatusWhat might Johnnie say after such a long hiatus, looking upon this transformation?
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