Definition of しばらく

しばらくshibarakuirr. Inflection

adverb / ~する noun:

  • for a moment; for a minute


  • for a while; for some time
  • for the time being; for now


  • it's been a long time; long time no see

Example Sentences

I've finally got some vacation coming as of the end of this week.
The car dove into the field and, after bumping along for a time, came to a halt.
Having idled jobless for a while I wavered. I'd rushed into handing in my notice but maybe I should have endured it and kept going...
"Prospects for repair?" "Prof. Shubaishen, the leader of the system development team, is presently unwell so we think it will take a while longer ..."
The peace talks have been suspended for a while.

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