Definition of 'suspend'
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It has been declared safe after interim work to build a protection deck underneath its suspended ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The mindfulness vibe seems to have been temporarily suspended. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Two local officials have been suspended for allowing the building to be constructed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Six were allowed to continue flying while one was temporarily suspended. The Sun (2010)The other is the jail official who was suspended after my interview. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Her clothes are suspended from the ceiling to save space. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Six officials are already suspended on bribery claims. The Sun (2010)He said that four health officials had been suspended and an investigation was under way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Haringey has suspended an official over the mislaid dossier and is carrying out a probe. The Sun (2009)Four other unidentified officials have been suspended while investigations continue into their conduct. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many banks had been big dividend payers and since then most have either reduced or temporarily suspended their dividend payments. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is held up by a harness suspended from the ceiling and has to walk along a set of parallel bars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was found guilty of this in June and suspended from office. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Entry negotiations have been temporarily suspended after Britain blocked an early phase of the talks on education. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What you do is, you lie in a hammock suspended from the ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has been suspended from office and her impeachment trial is set to take place during the Olympics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A fire engine and two support vehicles were scrambled and trains to the airport were temporarily suspended. The Sun (2013)Services have been suspended temporarily. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bitter experience gives us little cause for hope, and it is time we considered suspending aid until some vital questions are answered. The Sun (2007)Britain suspended all its aid to Uganda in 2012 after a corruption inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Englishman was one of only five players to complete two rounds after high winds suspended play on Thursday. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A member of the Met's territorial support group has been suspended while the incident is being probed. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'suspend'
British English: suspend /səˈspɛnd/ VERB
If you suspend something, you delay or stop it for a while.
The union suspended strike action this week.
- American English: suspend
- Arabic: يُرْجِئُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: suspender
- Chinese: 暂停
- Croatian: odgoditi
- Czech: pozastavit přerušit
- Danish: indstille
- Dutch: opschorten
- European Spanish: suspender suprimir
- Finnish: ripustaa
- French: suspendre
- German: aufhängen
- Greek: αναστέλλω
- Italian: sospendere
- Japanese: つるす
- Korean: 매달다
- Norwegian: innstille
- Polish: zawiesić
- European Portuguese: suspender
- Romanian: a amâna
- Russian: подвешивать
- Spanish: suspender
- Swedish: skjuta upp
- Thai: ระงับชั่วคราว
- Turkish: askıya almak
- Ukrainian: тимчасово припиняти
- Vietnamese: trì hoãn
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