Definitions for time-out

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  1. time-out(noun)

    a brief suspension of play

    "each team has two time-outs left"

  2. respite, recess, break, time out(noun)

    a pause from doing something (as work)

    "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"

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  1. time-out(Noun)

    A short break in the action of a sport, for substitution, consultation, etc.

    We're being beaten! We need a time-out!

  2. time-out(Noun)

    A break from a tense, heated or stressful situation (often enforced, sometimes as a disciplinary measure); a cooling-off period.

  3. Origin: * time + out


Translations for time-out

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  • téntol, temps mortCatalan, Valencian
  • Timeout, AuszeitGerman
  • tiempo muerto, tiempo fueraSpanish
  • aikalisäFinnish
  • time out, temps mort, arrêt de jeuFrench
  • タイムアウトJapanese
  • castigoPortuguese
  • перекур, тайм-а́ут, тайм-аут, передышка, блокиро́вка по вре́мени, перерыв, лими́т вре́мениRussian
  • vilopaus, time-out, tidsgräns, timeoutSwedish
  • molaTurkish

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