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stoppage

play
noun stop·page \ˈstä-pij\

Simple Definition of stoppage

  • : the act of stopping something

  • : a situation in which workers stop working for a period of time as a protest

  • sports : an occurrence in which play is stopped during a game

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stoppage

  1. :  the act of stopping :  the state of being stopped :  halt, obstruction <a stoppage in play>

Examples of stoppage in a sentence

  1. The penalty caused a stoppage in play.

  2. There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.

  3. 10 minutes of stoppage time



15th Century

First Known Use of stoppage

15th century


STOPPAGE Defined for Kids

stoppage

play
noun stop·page \ˈstä-pij\

Definition of stoppage for Students

  1. :  2stop 2 <The referee called a stoppage in play.>





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