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abeyance

noun

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a state of temporary inactivity
  • our weekend plans were held in abeyance until we could get a weather forecast

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The first known use of abeyance was circa 1530

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“Abeyance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abeyance. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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