English version

in abeyance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin abeyancein abeyanceAVAILABLEsomething such as a custom, rule, or system that is in abeyance is not being used at the present timefall into abeyance (=no longer be used) abeyance
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fall into abeyanceThe umbrella group we'd formed in 1987 had fallen into abeyance, but the name still meant something.In some forests the local Forest courts also had fallen into abeyance.The result is that any notion of musical futurism has fallen into abeyance.The Forest law fell into abeyance.The match fell into abeyance when the Druids had too few golfing Brothers.The following year Civil War was declared, and drainage works fell into abeyance.
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