Definition of 'stoppage'
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Reading twice came close to equalising in firsthalf stoppage time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they had to wait until firsthalf stoppage time to take the lead with a disputed penalty. The Sun (2015)But expect him to press in the middle rounds and he can force a stoppage around the eighth or ninth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said that at least half of union members should vote to go on strike before a stoppage could be legal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The fourth came in stoppage time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Kermorgant's strike in stoppage time made the scoreline more emphatic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The visitors led 3-2 when a downpour forced a stoppage in the match. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They studied the 380 games last season and excluded serious fouls involving long injury stoppages because that would skew the data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another one-day stoppage is planned tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some companies record the incidence of injuries that cause stoppages or days off, and others measure any injury that requires medical attention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I mean, how hard can you squeeze a golden goose before the bird calls a work stoppage? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Time off work drops; stoppages are reduced; accidents decline. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Then the revitalised Spanish striker added the second in firsthalf stoppage time from a superb right-foot strike. The Sun (2012)Yet he must have been fuming when he got back to the dressing room after seeing his team undo all their good work in first-half stoppage time. The Sun (2016)A work stoppage by employees must be the result of a lawful labor dispute and not in violation of an existing agreement between management and the union. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsAway fans ironically cheered when they won a corner in firsthalf stoppage time in a rare attack, but it was a different story in the second half. The Sun (2013)Villa, on the other hand, were growing in confidence by the minute and deep into firsthalf stoppage time they doubled the lead. The Sun (2009)A one-day stoppage is possible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. stoppage is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'stoppage'
British English: stoppage NOUN
When there is a stoppage, people stop working because of a disagreement with their employers.
Mineworkers have voted for a one-day stoppage next month.
Definition of stoppage from the Collins English Dictionary
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