in abeyance meaning

  "in abeyance" in a sentence
[American slang]
in reserve.
  Until the judge determined that the evidence could be used in the trial, it was held in abeyance.
  I kept my opinion in abeyance.


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  1. the decision was held in abeyance during the war.
  2. he strongly urged holding the next withdrawal decision in abeyance for ninety days.
  3. the heterocyele in (4) is a masked fused ring held in abeyance.
  4. from our point of view, having the eastern treaties in abeyance was exactly the ideal posture.
  5. when the whole melting was complete it was held in abeyance for a few minutes to facilitate the separation of foreign substances.

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