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suspend vt

1 : to debar temporarily from a privilege, office, or function
2 a : to stop temporarily [ trading]
b : to make temporarily ineffective [ a license]
c : stay [ a hearing]
d : to defer until a later time see also suspended sentence at sentence

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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