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abeyance
noun
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How to pronounce abeyance:

Definition of abeyance:

abeyance (noun):
temporary cessation or suspension.
a state of temporary inactivity suspension

Synonyms for abeyance:

cold storage
coma
dormancy
hanging fire
inaction
inactiveness
inactivity
inertia
latency
moratorium
on ice
pending
quiescence
recess
recession
shelved
stand-down
standdown
suspended
suspense
suspension
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