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abeyance meaning and definition

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Definition of abeyance (noun)

  1. When something is temporarily stopped or set aside.
    • "The project was in abeyance until they got more funding."
    • "The court case was held in abeyance until new evidence could be found."
    • "While she was sick, her studies were in abeyance."
    • synonyms: suspension
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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