Translation of "abeyance" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈbeɪ.əns/ 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.

(Translation of “abeyance” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)