breathing-space

  • 1 breathing space — UK US noun [U or S] (US also breathing room) ► a period of rest from a busy or difficult situation in order to get your energy back or give you more time to think about what to do next: »Troubled companies have a 28 day breathing space in which… …

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  • 2 breathing space — breathing ,space or breathing ,room noun singular or uncount 1. ) space to move or breathe easily: Move back and give him some breathing room. 2. ) a period of rest from a difficult activity that allows you to get your energy back or try a… …

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  • 3 breathing space — breathing spaces N VAR A breathing space is a short period of time between two activities in which you can recover from the first activity and prepare for the second one. Firms need a breathing space if they are to recover... We hope that it will …

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  • 4 breathing space — breathing .space also breathing .room n [U and C] 1.) a short time when you have a rest from doing something before starting again ▪ This deal should give the company some extra breathing room before its loans are due. 2.) enough room to move or… …

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  • 5 breathing space — (or room) n. 1. enough space to breathe, move, etc. freely 2. a chance to rest or consider a situation …

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  • 6 breathing space — ► NOUN ▪ an opportunity to pause, relax, or decide what to do next …

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  • 7 breathing space — noun 1. a short respite (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑breath, ↑breather, ↑breathing place, ↑breathing spell, ↑breathing time • Derivationally related forms: ↑breathe ( …

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  • 8 breathing space — 1. Also called breathing spell. an opportunity to rest or think. 2. sufficient space in which to move, work, etc.: The train was so crowded that there was hardly breathing space. [1640 50] * * * …

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  • 9 breathing space — noun a) Sufficient space or a span of time in which to recover ones breath. He reeled, and on Herminius b) A rest, pause, or respite …

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  • 10 breathing space — noun Date: 1599 some time in which to recover, get organized, or get going called also breathing room, breathing spell …

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  • 11 breathing space — breath′ing space n. 1) Also called breath′ing spell . an opportunity to rest or think 2) sufficient space in which to move, work, etc Also called breath′ing room . Etymology: 1640–50 …

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  • 12 breathing space — time in which to recover or get organized …

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  • 13 breathing space — noun an opportunity to pause, relax, or decide what to do next …

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  • 14 breathing space — noun (C, U) a short time when you stop doing something difficult, tiring etc, so that you have time to think more clearly about a situation …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 breathing space — UK / US noun [singular/uncountable] a period of rest from a difficult activity that allows you to get your energy back or try a different solution …

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  • 16 ˈbreathing ˌspace — noun [singular/U] a period of rest from a difficult situation that allows you to get your energy back …

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  • 17 breathing space — /ˈbriðɪŋ speɪs/ (say breedhing spays) noun opportunity to breathe easily; pause to rest …

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  • 18 Breathing Space (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Breathing Space Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = York Genre = Progressive rock Years active = 2007 Present Label = Breathing Space Records Associated acts = Mostly Autumn… …

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  • 19 Breathing Space (album) — Infobox Album Name = Breathing Space Type = Studio Artist = Iain Jennings Released = 2005 Recorded = 2005 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 54.59 Label = Mostly Autumn Records Producer = Iain Jennings Reviews = Last album = N/A This album =… …

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  • 20 Coming Up for Air (Breathing Space album) — Coming up for Air Studio album by Breathing Space Released 2007 …

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