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noun     stoppage pronunciation in American English
/ˈstɑpɪdʒ/
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  1. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a period of time when a game stops because of injury or bad weather
  2. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the act of stopping something

    The stoppage of exports shouldn’t last long.

  3. 4

    stoppages

    [plural] British money taken for tax, retirement, etc. before you receive your salary

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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