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  • interjection sports To call for a time-out.
  • interjection idiomatic To call for a suspension of activity or conversation.
  • noun Alternative spelling of time-out.
  • verb transitive, communication to end (an incomplete task) after a time limit
  • verb intransitive, communication of a task, to be terminated because it was not completed before a time limit

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  • noun a pause from doing something (as work)


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