abeyance, adjournment, break, breaking off, deferment, delay, disbarment, discontinuation, interruption, moratorium, postponement, remission, respite, stay
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suspension ( suspensions plural )
1 n-uncount The suspension of something is the act of delaying or stopping it for a while or until a decision is made about it.
A strike by British Airways ground staff has led to the suspension of flights between London and Manchester...
2 n-var Someone's suspension is their removal from a job or position for a period of time or until a decision is made about them.
The minister warned that any civil servant not at his desk faced immediate suspension...
3 n-var A vehicle's suspension consists of the springs and other devices attached to the wheels, which give a smooth ride over uneven ground.
suspension bridge ( suspension bridges plural ) A suspension bridge is a type of bridge that is supported from above by cables. n-count
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