Examples of stoppage in a Sentence
The penalty caused a stoppage in play.
There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.
10 minutes of stoppage time
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Depending on its findings, the stoppage could be a prelude to what conservationist groups here hope for most: a 20-year prohibition on mining in a 230,000-acre portion of the Rainy River Watershed that includes land surrounding the Boundary Waters.
Shipments by pipeline averaged 264,000 barrels a day before the stoppage, less than half their normal daily level of 600,000 barrels.
At that point, the U.S. had five minutes of stoppage time in which to score one more goal.
From anecdotal comments, four members of the home team either came out of the game or were appropriately attended to during a play stoppage at different times.
During the stoppage, the rain subsided, the field drained.
Bullet trains operators reported stoppages because of electricity outages and heavy rain.
During this run, half of the matches have been decided in stoppage time.
The cheers grew louder during the first stoppage of play with 7:23 left in the first quarter, when a video tribute to Cousins was played highlighting his play and community work in six-plus seasons with the Kings.
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First Known Use of stoppage
Synonymsarrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, end, surcease, termination
Related Wordsmop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspension
Near Antonymsextension, persistence, prolongation
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