Definition of 'abeyance'
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Like the younger nurse, she was much given to smiling: like her, the smile was in temporary abeyance. SAN ANDREAS (2002)Then she sat back for she was feeling unaccountably weak though the pain still remained in abeyance. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2002)
Trends of 'abeyance'
Used Occasionally. abeyance is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of abeyance from the Collins English Dictionary
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