Stoppage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈstɑːpɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word stoppage
Brit.  |ˈstɒpɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word stoppage


- the state of inactivity following an interruption (syn: arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop)
- an obstruction in a pipe or tube (syn: block, blockage, closure, occlusion, stop)
- the act of stopping something (syn: stop)
his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

Extra examples

The penalty caused a stoppage in play.

There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.

10 minutes of stoppage time

What is your pay before stoppages?

Word forms

singular: stoppage
plural: stoppages
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