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abeyance 1

División en sílabas: a·bey·ance
Pronunciación: /əˈbāəns/

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sustantivo

1A state of temporary disuse or suspension: matters were held in abeyance pending further inquiries
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Manufacture of anti-retrovirals is being held in abeyance pending official government policy on the issue.
  • A measure that passed Congress and was signed by the executive might still be held in abeyance on constitutional grounds by a court.
  • This meant escalation of the pain that had been held in abeyance.
1.1 Law The position of being without, or waiting for, an owner or claimant.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Counsel agreed to hold these actions in abeyance until the question of entitlement is determined by this court.
  • All property rights in the property to which the order relates lie in abeyance.
  • However, there were times when East himself was publisher as well as printer, in particular during the periods when the patent was in abeyance.

Derivados

abeyant

1
Pronunciación: /əˈbāənt/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Where other, more vigorous incentives are abeyant they can be expected to assume increased prominence.
  • In 1986 Her Majesty agreed to comply with the advice proffered to her by the Lords regarding abeyant peerages.
  • All Basset titles became abeyant or extinct before publication of the series began.

Origen

Late 16th century (in the legal sense): from Old French abeance 'aspiration to a title', from abeer 'aspire after', from a- 'toward' + beer 'to gape'.

Palabras que riman con abeyance

conveyance, purveyance

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Hay 2 definiciones de abeyance en inglés:

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abeyance 2 Saltos de línea: abey|ance
Pronunciación: /əˈbeɪəns/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A state of temporary disuse or suspension: matters were held in abeyance pending further enquiries
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Manufacture of anti-retrovirals is being held in abeyance pending official government policy on the issue.
  • A measure that passed Congress and was signed by the executive might still be held in abeyance on constitutional grounds by a court.
  • This meant escalation of the pain that had been held in abeyance.
Sinónimos
suspension, a state of suspension, a state of dormancy, a state of latency, a state of uncertainty, suspense, remission, reserve;
informalin cold storage, on ice, on the back burner, hanging fire
suspend, adjourn, interrupt, break off, postpone, delay, defer, shelve, arrest, put off, intermit, prorogue, hold over, put aside, pigeonhole;
reschedule;
cut short, bring to an end, cease, discontinue, dissolve, disband, terminate, call a halt to;
North American table
informalput on ice, put on the back burner, mothball
North American informaltake a rain check on
1.1 Law The position of being without, or of waiting for, an owner or claimant.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Counsel agreed to hold these actions in abeyance until the question of entitlement is determined by this court.
  • All property rights in the property to which the order relates lie in abeyance.
  • However, there were times when East himself was publisher as well as printer, in particular during the periods when the patent was in abeyance.

Derivados

abeyant

1
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Where other, more vigorous incentives are abeyant they can be expected to assume increased prominence.
  • In 1986 Her Majesty agreed to comply with the advice proffered to her by the Lords regarding abeyant peerages.
  • All Basset titles became abeyant or extinct before publication of the series began.

Origen

Late 16th century (in the legal sense): from Old French abeance 'aspiration to a title', from abeer 'aspire after', from a- 'towards' + beer 'to gape'.

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