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

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  1. 2
    to officially stop something for a short time
    Operations at the plant have been suspended because of safety concerns.
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  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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