Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: abeyance
IPA transcription: [əb'eɪəns]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: abeyance, suspension
    Meaning: temporary cessation or suspension
Usage examples
  • Men were for or against the bill--every other political subject was left in abeyance.
  • "If one were able to recall one's childhood--at the age of about twelve or thirteen--when the artistic impulse so often goes into abeyance and one begins to think in a troubled, monstrous way about God and Hell, one might get something like the mind of this place."