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mor•a•to•ri•um



Pronunciation: (môr"u-tôr'ē-um, -tōr'-, mor"-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/moratorium.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -to•ri•aPronunciation: (-tôr'ē-u, -tōr'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/moratorium.html on line 91 [key] -to•ri•ums.

1. a suspension of activity: a moratorium on the testing of nuclear weapons.
2. a legally authorized period to delay payment of money due or the performance of some other legal obligation, as in an emergency.
3. an authorized period of delay or waiting.

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

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/moratorium.html on line 137 moratorium (Thesaurus)

 

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