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suspension

noun
 
 
/səˈspenʃən/
STOP [U] the act of stopping something happening for a period of time: an immediate suspension of all imports and exportsPauses and interludes
JOB/SCHOOL [C, U] the punishment of not allowing someone to go to work or school for a period of timeForbidding and banning thingsPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingNot going to school
VEHICLE [C, U] equipment that is fixed to the wheels of a vehicle in order to make it move more smoothlyThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of suspension from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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