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(noun) a lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested / (noun) temporary inactivity; suspension

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abeyance
abeyant



a bold measure in principal which is left permanently in abeyance in practice

—p.249 Appendix: A Modest Proposal (249) by Yanis Varoufakis
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So long as the situation regarding removal was in abeyance, we had not been able to proceed with many of our pretrial motions

—p.312 Walls (281) by Angela Y. Davis
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with unions in abeyance, utilities and railways denationalized

—p.17 Capitalism and the Real (16) by Mark Fisher
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looking for something, yes, abeyant treasure – the bedrock of himself in other words

weird

—p.67 by Claire-Louise Bennett
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class struggle fell into abeyance

—p.311 What Kind of Day Did You Have? (282) by Saul Bellow
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Through cinema, his films tell us, time can be held in abeyance for a moment

—p.216 Goodbye, Dragon Inn (1) by Nick Pinkerton
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I am in a state of cowed abeyance, like someone who has been whipped—or laid low after pride.

—p.675 1951–1962: Living Between the United States and Europe (503) by Patricia Highsmith
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we create ourselves and find our way in the world in the abeyance between fantasy and self-actualization, Hamlet's interregnum, we might call it

—p.181 Conclusion: Revenge fantasy or avenging imaginary? (177) by Max Haiven
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the mind putting the 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.11 Introduction (1) by James Wood
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States can also choose to create enclaves where laws and regulations are held in abeyance, ostensibly to spur commerce.

—p.108 Chapter 3 – Palimpsests of Law and Corporate Sovereigns (87) by Laleh Khalili
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But laws and regulations held in abeyance – as they are in free zones or special economic zones that so often flank ports – are also crucial in creating the pulsating economic macro-organisms that port systems are today

—p.7 Introduction (1) by Laleh Khalili
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wellness an illusory Eden where death is held in permanent abeyance

love it

—p.49 Susan Sontag as Metaphor (44) by Dale Peck
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the mind putting 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.84 Using Everything (61) by James Wood
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However, this project remained in abeyance, partly on account of its intrinsic aporias and partly because this was not the main problem to be confronted

—p.109 Time and Progress: Another Philosophy of History? (80) by Étienne Balibar
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Her tongue, as yet, was held in abeyance

—p.103 Nine: the bathroom (91) by Martin Amis
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they stood side by side, sustaining a perilous abeyance between them, and weighing the room before them in the balance

—p.656 PART II (279) by William Gaddis
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fearing its confirmation of everything he imagined the darkness to hold in abeyance as he pulled a coat round him and shivered

—p.843 PART III (721) by William Gaddis
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held in abeyance while the passion plays itself out

—p.14 by Vivian Gornick
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