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respite

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respite/ˈrɛspət/
British/ˈrɛˌspaɪt/noun
pluralrespites
respite
/ˈrɛspət/British/ˈrɛˌspaɪt/
noun
pluralrespites
Learner's definition of RESPITE  
: a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult or unpleasant or when something difficult or unpleasant stops or is delayed
[count]
— usually singular
[noncount]
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