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English verb: intermit

1. intermit (communication) cease an action temporarily


SamplesWe pause for station identification.
Let's break for lunch.


Synonymsbreak, pause


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt


Narrower (hyponym)breathe, catch one's breath, rest, take a breather, take five, take ten









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