Learning English

Word: Abeyance

Abeyance [Noun]

Sentence: A general strike scheduled for tomorrow was put in abeyance today after leaders of the independent labor movement reached an agreement with the Government during seven hours of bargaining. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: A state of temporary halt or suspension

How To Remember?

Remember “Abeyance” using the word “Buoyancy“. Buoyancy is the force which helps a substance float in water or any fluid. Thus, it is responsible for substances staying suspended in a fluid too.

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