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Synonyms for hiatus
haɪˈeɪ təshia·tus

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  1. hiatusnoun


  2. hiatusnoun

    A gap in a series, making it incomplete.


  3. hiatusnoun

    A gap in geological strata.


  4. hiatusnoun

    An opening in an organ.

    Hiatus aorticus is an opening in the diaphragm through which aorta and thoracic duct pass.


  5. hiatusnoun

    An interruption, break or pause.


  6. hiatusnoun

    A vacation, break from work.

    The band took a hiatus for three months.


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  1. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatementnoun

    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

    dangling, foramen, relief, suspension, rest, suspension system, respite, reprieve, recess, interruption, rest period, break, temporary removal, pause, abatement, abeyance, time out, intermission, hanging

  2. hiatusnoun

    a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)

    suspension, respite, reprieve, abatement, foramen

  3. foramen, hiatusnoun

    a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

    suspension, respite, reprieve, abatement, foramen

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hiatusnoun

    opening, gap, break, interval, chasm

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hiatus":

    interruption, parenthesis, gap, pause, break

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  1. Hoesung Lee:

    There is no hiatus (in global warming). Multiple lines of evidence suggest that the earth is warming.

  2. Chief Executive Richard Howson:

    It's actually well timed ... the hiatus in awards from government gives us the breathing room to mobilise these contracts much more effectively this year, we fully expect in the fourth quarter to have clarity from the departments on their future programmes, a return to decision making and bidding for central government departments.

  3. Kevin Roberts:

    Mrs. Christie has decided to take a hiatus from her work in the finance world to spend more time with her family and young children, she recently resigned her position as a managing director at Angelo Gordon.

  4. United States:

    The number of US states carrying out executions increased from five in 2016 to eight, with Arkansas, Ohio and Virginia resuming executions after a hiatus, four states -- Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri and Nebraska -- as well as United States federal courts, imposed death sentences in 2017, after a hiatus, bringing the number of US states imposing death sentences to 15.

  5. Kevin Roberts:

    Chris Christie has decided to take a hiatus from Chris Christie work in the finance world to spend more time with Chris Christie family and young children.

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