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noun suspension pronunciation in American English /səˈspenʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the act of officially stopping something for a period of time
    the suspension of the peace talks
    a six-month suspension of her driver’s license
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a punishment in which someone is removed from a team, job, or school for a short time
    Annie got a 3-day suspension for smoking in school.

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