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American English: /səˈspɛnʃən/
British English: /səˈspɛnʃ(ə)n/

Translation of suspension in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (cessation)
    Example sentences
    • The Embassy bombing touched off storms of protests from China and led to suspension of almost all military contacts and planned visits.
    • There are many other risks of business interruption and suspension that cannot be transferred to an insurance company.
    • The formal suspension of the action led to the resumption of talks with the government in a further attempt to impose a settlement in the 15-month dispute.
    1.2 (deferment)
    postergación (feminine) (esp Latin America)
  • 3 uncountable (hanging, being hung) to hang in suspension in mid-air
    estar suspendido en el aire
  • 4 uncountable (Motor Vehicles)
    Example sentences
    • The running gear features torsion bar suspension with hydraulic shock absorbers at one, two and six road wheel stations and tracks with rubber-metallic pin hinges.
    • The Frontier features a rind leaf spring rear suspension and like the Xterra has the power-assisted rack and pinion steering.
    • It was also given a more conventional rear suspension with leaf springs in a typical Hotchkiss design.
  • 5 uncountable and countable (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • An aerosol is a suspension of very small particles of solid or liquid dispersed in a gas medium.
    • One of the simplest ways of demonstrating that an apparent solution is actually a suspension of microscopic particles is through light scattering.
    • Milk is a colloidal suspension of oil droplets in water.
    Example sentences
    • It does not dissolve the latex particles, but disperses them in suspension.
    • Muds are transported in suspension by surface waters and are widely dispersed from their source area.
    • The lipids are held in suspension as tiny globules known as liposomes, and are delivered by a manual-pump aerosol spray onto the closed eye.
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