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abeyance

noun [U] uk   us   /əˈbeɪ.əns/ formal
a state of not happening or being used at present: Hostilities between the two groups have been in abeyance since last June. The project is being held in abeyance until agreement is reached on funding it.
Translations of “abeyance”
in Vietnamese sự hoãn lại…
in Spanish pendiente, en suspenso…
in Thai การระงับไว้ชั่วคราว…
in Malaysian dibiarkan begitu saja…
in French en suspens…
in German in der Schwebe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擱置, 暫時中止, 暫緩…
in Indonesian tertunda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 搁置, 暂时中止, 暂缓…
(Definition of abeyance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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