- n.（法律、规则、习俗等）中止; 暂停; （法律、规则等）暂时失效; 处于暂时搁置（或中止）状态;
The matter was left in abeyance until Haig saw French.
The threat is likely to remain in abeyance until next year's meeting in Reykjavik.
The question is in abeyance until we know more about it.
This custom has fallen into abeyance now.
The rule has been in abeyance since 1980.
The law was held in abeyance for well over twenty years.
Your plan is in abeyance.
The law go into abeyance.
The decision is in abeyance until the returns from holiday.
The sanctions againt the country fell into abeyance yesterday.
This law falls into abeyance when the country's security is threatened.
Let's hold that broblem in abeyance for a while.
He strongly urged holding the next withdrawal decision in abeyance for ninety days.
From our point of view, having the Eastern treaties in abeyance was exactly the ideal posture.
The contract of employment is put temporarily into abeyance.
Other problems, which had been hanging in abeyance, were brought to her attention for solution.
The question is in abeyance, ie left unanswered , eg until more information is obtained.
The decision was held in abeyance during the war.
Q : It is partly in abeyance.
The new law will go into abeyance until it has received royal approval.
This law is in abeyance.
The heterocycle in ( 4 ) is a masked fused ring held in abeyance.
Two years later, Morley died, and his music patent fell into abeyance.
两年后, 莫里去世了, 而他的音乐专利也随之失效.
This custom has fallen into abeyance.
The rule has been in abeyance since 1971.
The law go abeyance.
The rule has been in abeyance since 1966.
An inheritance is in abeyance when the rightful owner has not been determined.
1. temporary cessation or suspension