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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A suspension of an ongoing or planned activity.

Usage examples (32)
  • A moratorium on driving in the city was called when the air was declared unhealthy.
  • Greenbury says the moratorium is a welcome breather in an industry that has moved very fast for 30 years.
  • But he calls the moratorium a "double-edge sword."
  • "The moratorium is already watered down," said Shaath. for more
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