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'to hang up, interrupt'
suspendere, from sub-
to officially stop something from continuing, especially for a short time
Sales of the drug will be suspended until more tests are completed.
Talks between the two countries have now been suspended.
leave a job/school
to make someone leave their school or job for a short time, especially because they have broken the rules
The two police officers have been suspended until an enquiry is carried out.
suspend somebody from something
Dave was suspended from school for a week.
to attach something to a high place so that it hangs down
suspend something from something
A large light was suspended from the ceiling.
suspend something by something
He was suspended by his feet and beaten with metal bars.
to decide not to make a firm decision or judgment about something until you know more about it
to try to believe that something is true, for example when you are watching a film or play
be suspended in something
if something is suspended in a liquid or in air, it floats in it without moving
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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