What is the meaning of the word 'abeyance'

abeyance - suspended action

Some sentence examples which use the word 'abeyance'

  • It is intended to reactivate this project, which has been in abeyance for some time.
  • Immediately following the terrorist attack, pilots had to observe a period of abeyance where they could not depart from the airport.
  • And they would rather hold that money in abeyance for next year.
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