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Entry Details for しばらく

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adverb, suru verb, interjection

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English Meaning(s) for しばらく

adverb, suru verb
  1. for a moment; for a minute
  1. for a while; for some time
  2. for the time being; for now
  1. it's been a long time; long time no see

Definition and Synonyms for しばらく

Blink Of An Eye a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
Synonyms: とっさ, しばらく, モーメント, 一弾指, 一瞬, 一瞬間, 刹那, 瞬刻, 瞬時, 瞬間, 瞬く間, 転瞬, 須臾

Categories しばらく is a member of

Minute an indefinitely short time
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Sample Sentences for しばらく

Let's sit here for a while and look at the view.
Hold still for a moment, please.
He fainted with hunger and fatigue, but came to after a while.
He hesitated for a while.
She made up her mind to stay with us for a while.

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