Definition of letup in English:
noun[in singular] informal
A pause or reduction in the intensity of something dangerous, difficult, or tiring: there had been no letup in the eruption
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- Media stocks were some of the heaviest fallers after publisher Pearson frayed nerves as it warned there was little sign of a let-up in the tough advertising conditions.
- Arctic temperatures saw the big chill remain in York and North Yorkshire again today - but forecasters have said a brief let-up to the cold snap is in sight.
- The weather is finally set to clear after more than a week of torrential rain signalling a let-up for those who have been suffering from flooding.
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