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suspension

noun [C or U]
 
 
/səˈspenʃən/
an act of stopping something from happening or continuing either temporarily or permanently: suspension of sth Suspension of foreign economic aid would have a crippling effect on the country. The group has seen the value of its shares fall by more than 95% in the six months leading up to last week's suspension of trading. indefinite/permanent/temporary suspension
HR an act of temporarily stopping an employee from working, often because they have done something wrong: two-week/six-month/one-year, etc. suspension She intends to appeal against her six-month suspension.
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