Vocalized pause

Term explanation  •  Category Communication

Definition and meaning

A vocalized pause means the pause when the silence between words is filled by the speaker with vocalizations like "um", "uh" and "er".

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The blog post about notes in PowerPoint explains, among other things, how best to use notes during a presentation. This way you can avoid vocalised pauses.

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