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verb [transitive] [often passive]     suspend pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlesuspending
past tensesuspended
past participlesuspended

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  1. 1
    to officially stop someone from doing their job or from going to school for a limited time because they have done something wrong
  2. 3
    formal to hang something from something else

    A huge chandelier was suspended above the table.

    They suspended him by his feet.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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