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abeyance

Synonyms of abeyance in English:

noun

  • 1 expansion plans for the middle school are in abeyance
    in suspension, in a state of suspension, in a state of dormancy, in a state of uncertainty, in remission;
    pending, suspended, deferred, postponed, put off, put to one side, unresolved, up in the air
    informal in cold storage, on ice, on the back burner
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