- to be in abeyance (custom/practice)haber caído en desuso(project/activity)to fall into abeyance (custom/practice) to hold something in abeyanceestar suspendido or en suspensosuspender algodejar algo en suspensoExample sentences
- 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.
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