from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An opportunity to prepare for or have a respite from a difficult situation.
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- noun An
opportunityto rest or give thought to a situation; a short respite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a short respite
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