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待った, まった
Sumo term
1. false start of a bout
2. backsies (called when taking back a move in a game)
3. wait!, hold up!
待つ, 俟つ, まつ
Conjugated: 待った
Godan verb, Transitive, Intransitive
1. to wait
2. to await, to look forward to, to anticipate
usu. in negative form
3. to depend on, to need
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待ちに待った, まちにまった
Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 待ちに待つ
long-awaited, eagerly awaited
待ったなし, 待った無し, まったなし
now or never, time's up
待ったをかける, 待ったを掛ける, まったをかける
Expression, Ichidan verb
to put a stop to, to put a hold on, to put the brakes on, to call a halt to, to block, to shelve