suspensive

adjective sus·pen·sive \ sə-ˈspen(t)-siv \

Definition of suspensive

1 : stopping temporarily : suspending
  • a suspensive veto
2 : characterized by suspense, suspended judgment, or indecisiveness
3 : characterized by suspension

suspensively

adverb

First Known Use of suspensive

15th century


Law Dictionary

suspensive

adjective sus·pen·sive \ sə-ˈspen-siv \

legal Definition of suspensive

in the civil law of Louisiana
1 : having the effect of suspending
  • granted a suspensive appeal
— see also suspensive condition at condition
2 : characterized by suspension

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