suspension - definition and synonyms


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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 licence

  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.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the equipment that makes a vehicle move smoothly when it goes over lumps in the ground
  4. 4
    [countable] chemistry a liquid that contains very small pieces of a solid substance