Abeyance
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Abeyance [un-bey-uhns]

NOUN

NOUN

  • Temporary Inactivity, Cessation or Suspension.

  • A state of temporary disuse or suspension

Example

“The hostilities between two nations have been in abeyance since last year.”

“The animosity between the players is now in abeyance and the friendship is growing.”

Synonyms

Discontinuation, Dormancy, Inactivity, Intermission, Remission

Antonyms

Continuation, Activity, Continuance, Resumption, Activity, Revival

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