suspension

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suspension /səˈspɛnʃən/ noun
plural suspensions
suspension
/səˈspɛnʃən/
noun
plural suspensions
Learner's definition of SUSPENSION
: the act of forcing someone to leave a job, position, or place for a usually short period of time as a form of punishment : the act of suspending someone
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[singular, noncount] : the act of stopping or delaying something for a usually short period of time
: the act of making something invalid or ineffective for a usually short period of time
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[count] technical : a substance (usually a liquid) that has very small pieces of a solid material mixed throughout it
[noncount] technical : the parts of a vehicle that connect the body to the tires and allow the vehicle to move more smoothly over uneven surfaces
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