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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (interruption)
a. pause
El orador realizó muchas pausas para beber agua durante su discurso.The speaker made many pauses to drink water during his speech.
b. break
Estuve estudiando todo el día. Necesito hacer una pausa y salir a tomar el aire.I've been studying all day. I need to take a break and go out to get fresh air.
c. rest (music)
El compositor borró las primeras dos notas y añadió una pausa.The composer erased the first two notes and added a rest.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. pause, break
2. (music)
a. rest
con pausaunhurriedly
hacer una pausato pause
3. (tv)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pausa publicitariacommercial break
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1 (en programa, reunión) break; (al hablar, leer) pause; (Música) rest
con pausa slowly; deliberately
pausa publicitaria commercial break
2 (Técnica) (en casette) pause (button); (en vídeo) hold
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