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suspend

verb  /səˈspend/ us  

suspend verb (STOP)

[T] to stop doing an activity: Relief agencies suspended aid yesterday. [T] A person who is suspended from a job, school, or an activity is not allowed to be involved in it, usually as a punishment: Two students were suspended for damaging school property.

suspend verb (HANG)

[T always + adv/prep] to hang down from something: The lights were suspended from long cords.
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