Definition of 'hesitate'
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It appeared to move slowly and then hesitate. The Sun (2016)All cardholders should keep a close eye on their rates and not hesitate to dispute outrageous increases. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'hesitate'
British English: hesitate /ˈhɛzɪˌteɪt/ VERB
If you hesitate, you pause slightly while you are doing something or just before you do it, usually because you are uncertain, embarrassed, or worried.
She hesitated before replying.
- American English: hesitate
- Arabic: يَتَرَدَّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: hesitar
- Chinese: 犹豫
- Croatian: oklijevati
- Czech: váhat
- Danish: tøve
- Dutch: aarzelen
- European Spanish: vacilar
- Finnish: epäröidä
- French: hésiter
- German: zögern
- Greek: διστάζω
- Italian: esitare
- Japanese: ためらう
- Korean: 주저하다
- Norwegian: nøle
- Polish: zawahać się
- European Portuguese: hesitar
- Romanian: a ezita
- Russian: колебаться
- Latin American Spanish: vacilar
- Swedish: tveka
- Thai: ลังเลใจ
- Turkish: duraksamak
- Ukrainian: вагатися
- Vietnamese: do dự
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