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stoppage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stoppage

  1. the stopping of a process or activity <yet another stoppage in play for some unexplained reason> Synonyms arrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, end, surcease, terminationRelated Words mop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspensionNear Antonyms extension, persistence, prolongationAntonyms continuance, continuation




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