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suspended animationnoun [U]

uk   /səˈspen.dɪd ˌæn.ɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/  us   /səˈspen.dɪd ˌæn.ɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/
a ​state in which ​life in a ​body is ​temporarilyslowed down or ​stopped: Some ​animals, such as ​hedgehogs, ​exist in a ​state of ​suspendedanimation during the ​winter.figurative A ​cut in ​interestrates would ​lift the ​economy out of ​itscurrentstate of ​suspendedanimation.
(Definition of suspended animation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “suspended animation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生命暂停,假死…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生命暫停,假死…
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