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suspended animation

Pronunciation: /səˈspendəd; səˈspendɪd/

Translation of suspended animation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • muerte (feminine) aparente in a state of suspended animation con las constantes vitales reducidas al mínimo I feel as if I'm in suspended animation me siento como en el limbo the scheme was left in suspended animation when funds ran out el proyecto quedó en suspenso cuando se agotaron los fondos

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