in limbo

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Definition of in limbo

1 : in a forgotten or ignored place, state, or situation orphaned children left in limbo in foster homes and institutions
2 : in an uncertain or undecided state or condition After graduating from college, he was in limbo for a while, trying to decide what to do next.

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“In limbo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20limbo. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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