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stoppage

noun stop·page \ˈstä-pij\

: 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

Full Definition of STOPPAGE

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

Examples of STOPPAGE

  1. The penalty caused a stoppage in play.
  2. There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.
  3. 10 minutes of stoppage time

First Known Use of STOPPAGE

15th century
STOPPAGE Defined for Kids

stoppage

noun stop·page \ˈstä-pij\

Definition of STOPPAGE for Kids

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

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