abeyance definition

  • noun:
    • the health of being temporarily set-aside; suspension system: held the plan in abeyance.
    • Law an ailment of undetermined ownership, at the time of an estate that has not yet been assigned.
    • span of a title, its in presence but its workout suspended.
    • Expectancy; problem to be undetermined.
    • Suspension; short-term suppression.
    • In law, a situation of expectation or contemplation.
    • A state of suspended activity or existence, or temporary inactivity.
    • temporary cessation or suspension

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