recess

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1 recess /ˈriːˌsɛs/ noun
plural recesses
1 recess
/ˈriːˌsɛs/
noun
plural recesses
Learner's definition of RECESS
[noncount] US : a short period of time during the school day when children can play
called also (British) playtime
: a usually brief period of time during which regular activity in a court of law or in a government stops
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : a dark, hidden place or part usually plural often + of
[count] : a part of a wall that is set back from the rest of the wall
2 recess /ˈriːˌsɛs/ verb
recesses; recessed; recessing
2 recess
/ˈriːˌsɛs/
verb
recesses; recessed; recessing
Learner's definition of RECESS
US
: to stop regular activity in a court of law or in a government for a usually short period of time
[no object]
[+ object]
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