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  1. (context, countable, or, uncountable) A break, pause or vacation.
Spring offers a good chance to travel.
  1. An inset, hole, space or opening.
Put a generous behind the handle for finger space.
  1. A time of play, usually, on a playground.
Students who do not listen in class will not play outside during .
    verb (recess, es)
    1. To inset into something, or to recede.
    Wow, look at how that gargoyle recesses into the rest of architecture.
    Recess the screw so it does not stick out.
    1. (intransitive) To take or declare a break.
    This court shall for its normal two hour lunch now.
    Class will for 20 minutes.

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