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a•bey•ance



Pronunciation: (u-bā'uns), [key]
n.
1. temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension: Let's hold that problem in abeyance for a while.
2. Law.a state or condition of real property in which title is not as yet vested in a known titleholder: an estate in abeyance.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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