英 [rɪ'ses; 'riːses]
- n. 休息；休会；凹处
- vt. 使凹进；把…放在隐蔽处
- vi. 休息；休假
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- recess (n.)
- 1530s, "act of receding," from Latin recessus "a going back, retreat," from recessum, past participle of recedere "to recede" (see recede). Meaning "hidden or remote part" first recorded 1610s; that of "period of stopping from usual work" is from 1620s, probably from parliamentary notion of "recessing" into private chambers.
- recess (v.)
- 1809, from recess (n.). Related: Recessed; recessing.
- 1. Parliament returns to work today after its summer recess.
- 2. "Let's take a ten-minute recess", the judge said, pounding his gavel.
- 3. The conference broke for a recess.
- 4. The judge called a short recess.
- 5. The chairman of the meeting announced a ten - minute recess.
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