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hesitation

[‚hez·ə′tā·shən]
(computer science)
A brief automatic suspension of the operations of a main program in order to perform all or part of another operation, such as rapid transmission of data to or from a peripheral unit.
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Her father Mark, aged 50, said the family was now urging others not to hesitate in seeking medical help, as well as trying to raise awareness of the symptoms of sepsis.
I will not hesitate to impose martial law all throughout the country and order the arrest of everybody,' Duterte said in Cagayan de Oro, where he visited wounded troops confined at the Camp Evangelista Station Hospital.
Download Ibrahim inaugurates General Security center in Tibeh: We shall not hesitate in tracking Takfri terrorism and organized crime NNA - General Security Director General, Abbas Ibrahim, stressed on Sunday that "the State shall not allow Lebanon and the Lebanese to be exposed to any threat or danger," adding that "we shall not hesitate in tracking takfiri terrorism and organized crime.
In rugby and football (American style), if you hesitate to make the tackle the other team may well score against you.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat ala-Iraq: Chairman of Iraqi Parliamentary Human Rights Commission Saleem al-Jbouri stated that he "will not hesitate exposing the violations of human rights in Iraq in his speech before the European Parliament, next week.
The latest in his wish list is Michelle Obama and he would not hesitate to ask her for the same.
Summary: BEIRUT: Lebanese Option Group head Ahmad al-Asaad said Tuesday Hizbullah would not hesitate in resorting to force to carry out its interests, accusing the party and its allies of violating the Doha accord of 2008, which put an end to street fighting in Beirut between March 8 and March 14 supporters.
HESITATING to give vent to the anger and frustration of many Sefton Park regulars, regarding unleashed dogs attacking a lone cob and his six young, after witnessing the heroic efforts of one man (Sean) who didn't hesitate, I've succumbed.
The former bodyguard of the leader of al-Qaeda terrorist group, Nasser al-Bahri abu Jandel, has said that the group's head Osama bin Laden has made efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and that he would not hesitate to use them once he gets his hands on them, the London-based daily AL QUDS AL ARABI reported Wednesday.
Workers of Pakistan Peoples' Party faced judicial proceedings and would never hesitate to face courts in future either.
He urged the Government to start negotiations over a ransom and said: "I have no doubt that they will not hesitate to kill us, perhaps between a week or so of now if there is no response.
He also told his officers "not to hesitate to pull the trigger" when they are attacked.