- 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 suspensoMore 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.