Definición de hiatus en inglés:

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hiatus

Pronunciación: /hʌɪˈeɪtəs/

sustantivo (plural hiatuses)

[usually in singular]
1A pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity: there was a brief hiatus in the war with France
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The bombing raids were resumed after a brief hiatus on Friday.
  • Apologies for the brief hiatus in commentary, as I watch Wayne Rooney score England's third.
  • After a brief hiatus he put a new band together and came out of the recording studio with this collection of songs.
Sinónimos
pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension, intermission, interlude, gap, lacuna, lull, rest, respite, breathing space, time out;
North American  recess
informal breather, let-up
archaic surcease
1.1 Prosody & Grammar A break between two vowels coming together but not in the same syllable, as in the ear and cooperate.
Sinónimos
opening, aperture, cavity, hole, gap, cleft, breach, fissure;
Medicine  foramen

Derivados

hiatal

adjetivo

Origen

Mid 16th century (originally denoting a physical gap): from Latin, literally 'gaping', from hiare 'gape'.

Palabras que riman con hiatus

apparatus, Donatus, status
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