hiatus
[hʌɪˈeɪtəs]
NOUN
hiatuses (plural noun)
  1. a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
    "there was a brief hiatus in the war with France"
    synonyms:
    pause · break · interval · interruption · suspension · intermission · interlude · gap · lacuna · lull · rest · respite · breathing space · time out · recess · breather · let-up ·
Origin
mid 16th century (originally denoting a physical gap): from Latin, literally ‘gaping’, from hiare ‘gape’.
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there was a brief hiatus in the war with France.
How to say hiatus in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)الفرجة, فرجة, التوقف
Bangla সাময়িক
Bosnian (Latin) Bjelina
Bulgarian (NOUN)хиатус, празнина, лакуна, хиатална, пауза, пропуск
Cantonese (Traditional) 中斷
Catalan (NOUN)hiat, parèntesi, pausa
Chinese Simplified 中断
Chinese Traditional 中斷
Croatian (NOUN)bjelina, pauze, praznina
Czech (NOUN)pauzu, přestávce
Danish (NOUN)afbrydelse, pause, tomrum
Dutch (NOUN)hiaat, onderbreking
Estonian (NOUN)katkestusi
Fijian Ia
Filipino matigil nang
Finnish (NOUN)tauolla, katkokset, tauon
French (NOUN)interruption
German (NOUN)Pause, Lücke, Auszeit
Greek (NOUN)παύση, τρήματος, διακοπή
Haitian Creole interruption
Hebrew היאטוס
Hindi (NOUN)अंतराल
Hungarian (NOUN)kihagyás, szünet
Icelandic Rof
Indonesian (NOUN)rumpang, absen
Italian (NOUN)iato, pausa, iatale
Japanese (NOUN)裂孔, お休み, ぶり, 食道裂孔, ブランク
Kiswahili mapumziko ya muda
Korean (NOUN)틈새, 끝나다, 난항
Latvian (NOUN)hiāts, izlaidums, pārtraukumus
Lithuanian (NOUN)pertraukos
Malay (Latin) selang
Norwegian Bokmål pause
Persian (NOUN)وقفه
Polish (NOUN)przerwie, rozworu
Portuguese (NOUN)hiato
Querétaro Otomi hiato
Romanian (NOUN)hiat, pauza
Russian (NOUN)перерыва, зияние, Хайатус, паузы, приостановка
Samoan Talu ai
Serbian (Cyrillic) паузе
Serbian (Latin) pauze
Slovak (NOUN)pauzu, prestávke, prerušenia
Slovenian (NOUN)Zjev, hiat, praznine, prekinitev
Spanish (NOUN)hiato, paréntesis, pausa
Swedish (NOUN)paus, uppehåll
Tahitian faafaaearaa
Tamil இடைவெளிக்குப்
Telugu అభిముఖంగా
Thai รูป
Turkish (NOUN)yarık
Ukrainian (NOUN)перерви
Urdu سکتہ
Welsh (NOUN)bwlch
Yucatec Maya hiato
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