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abeyance

Pronunciation: /əˈbeɪəns/

Translation of abeyance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • to be in abeyance [custom/practice] haber* caído en desuso [project/activity] estar* suspendido or en suspenso to fall into abeyance [custom/practice] caer* en desuso to hold sth in abeyance suspender algo, dejar algo en suspenso
    Example 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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