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abeyance

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  • nounbeing inactive or suspended
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Synonyms for abeyance

noun being inactive or suspended
  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • waiting
  • temporarily deferred

Antonyms for abeyance

  • continuation
  • action
  • activity
  • continuance
  • operation
  • renewal
  • revival
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More words related to abeyance

back burner

noun. reduced priority
  • abeyance
  • cold storage
  • limbo
  • suspension

cessation

noun. ending

intermission

noun. break, recess

interruption

noun. break; interference

lull

noun. pause, calm

moratorium

noun. suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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