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Spanish translation of “suspend”

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suspend

verb /səˈspend/
to hang
suspender, colgar, pender
The meat was suspended from a hook.
to keep from falling or sinking
suspender(se)
Particles of dust are suspended in the air.
to stop or discontinue temporarily
suspender; aplazar, posponer
All business will be suspended until after the funeral.
to prevent (a person) temporarily from continuing his (professional) activities or having his usual privileges
suspender
Two footballers were suspended after yesterday’s match.
suspended sentence noun a prison sentence that will take effect only if the criminal commits a (similar) crime again
libertad condicional
Instead of being sent to prison, he was given a suspended sentence.
suspenders noun plural (British) a pair, or set, of elastic straps for holding up socks or stockings
ligas
a pair of suspenders.
(American) braces for holding up trousers.
tirantes
suspense /-s/ noun a state of uncertainty and anxiety
incertidumbre; ansiedad
We waited in suspense for the result of the competition.
suspension /-ʃən/ noun the act of suspending.
suspensión
in a motor vehicle etc , the system of springs etc supporting the frame on the axles.
suspensión
a liquid with solid particles that do not sink.
suspensión
suspension bridge noun a type of bridge that has its roadway suspended from cables supported by towers.
puente colgante
(Definition of suspend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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