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
Recent Examples of stoppage from the Web
Sean Totsch capped the match off with a goal in second-half stoppage time, tying Louisville City's club record for most goals scored in a game.
And Emanuel Aguilera had to clear out a ball at the goal line in stoppage time.
ALDOT said the opening of the mainline under the Martin Road overpass will begin about 10 a.m. Friday and motorists should expect delays and brief stoppages.
A second stoppage occurred at 5:44 p.m. and lasted for 35 minutes before play was called with 30 players left on the course.
But Fort Worth allowed a 2-0 halftime lead to be erased by a stoppage-time goal as visiting Shreveport claimed a last-minute 3-2 victory in the NPSL Texas Conference playoff game.
According to the charges, beginning in 2016, Coli threatened work stoppages and other economic harm to a business — identified only as Company 1 — unless he was paid quarterly cash payments of $25,000.
Nunes headlines UFC 213 against Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday a year after winning the title against Miesha Tate and six months after crushing Ronda Rousey with a spectacular 48-second stoppage triumph.
Adi put the ball in the net in stoppage time, but was called for a foul after pushing his defender as the Timbers walked away with just one point at home.
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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
STOPPAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stoppage for English Language Learners
: 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
STOPPAGE Defined for Kids
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