Abeyance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈbeɪəns|  American pronunciation of the word abeyance
Brit.  |əˈbeɪəns|  British pronunciation of the word abeyance

noun

- temporary cessation or suspension (syn: suspension)

Examples

...our weekend plans were held in abeyance until we could get a weather forecast...

The bill is in abeyance.

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