Meaning of SUSPENSION in English

SUSPENSION

transcription, транскрипция: [ səspenʃ(ə)n ]

( suspensions)

1.

The suspension of something is the act of delaying or stopping it for a while or until a decision is made about it.

A strike by British Airways ground staff has led to the suspension of flights between London and Manchester...

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2.

Someone’s suspension is their removal from a job or position for a period of time or until a decision is made about them.

The minister warned that any civil servant not at his desk faced immediate suspension...

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3.

A vehicle’s suspension consists of the springs and other devices attached to the wheels, which give a smooth ride over uneven ground.

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