Stoppage

  • 21 stoppage — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, Z, abdominal epilepsy, access, acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, affect epilepsy, afterthought, akinetic epilepsy, apodosis, apoplexy, arrest, arrestation, attack, autonomic …

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  • 22 stoppage — stop|page [ stapıdʒ ] noun 1. ) count a time when people stop working as a protest a ) count or uncount a period of time when a game stops because of injury or bad weather b ) count or uncount the act of stopping something: The stoppage of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 stoppage — noun 1 (C) a situation in which workers stop working for a short time as a protest: time lost in disputes and stoppages 2 (C) something that blocks a tube or container: an intestinal stoppage 3 (C, U) BrE the act of stopping something from moving …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 stoppage — /ˈstɒpɪdʒ/ (say stopij) noun 1. the act of stopping; cessation of activity, etc. 2. the state of being stopped. 3. the amount of anything stopped. 4. a cessation of work as a protest; strike: a 24 hour stoppage. 5. Sport a cessation of play,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 25 stoppage — noun a) A pause or halt of some activity. b) Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage …

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  • 26 stoppage — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. stop halt, close, ending, shutdown, layoff. 2. obstruction blockage, impediment, check, hindrance, obstacle. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of stopping: cessation, check, cutoff, discontinuance,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 27 stoppage — stop·page || stÉ‘pɪdÊ’ / stÉ’p n. act of stopping, halt; something which causes a secession of movement, obstruction, blockage …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 28 stoppage —    1. an inability to defecate    Medical jargon and also used of nasal and other physical blockages.    2. a strike by employees    Trade union jargon which is still used despite the fact that the organization affected continues to function. If… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 29 stoppage — noun 1》 an instance of stopping or being stopped.     ↘an instance of industrial action. 2》 a blockage. 3》 (stoppages) Brit. deductions from wages by an employer for the payment of tax, National Insurance, etc …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 30 stoppage — n. Obstruction, hindrance, interruption, prevention …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 31 stoppage — n 1. arrest, halt, standstill; termination, ending, completion, finish, conclusion, close, desinence; discontinuance, ceasing, stay, end, quitting, desisting, desistance. 2. intermission, pause, cease, rest, break, Inf. breather, lull, respite,… …

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  • 32 stoppage — stop·page …

    English syllables

  • 33 stoppage — [ˈstɒpɪdʒ] noun [C] a time when people stop working as a protest …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34 stoppage — stop•page [[t]ˈstɒp ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of stopping 2) the state of being stopped or obstructed 3) a cessation of activity, esp. work; strike • Etymology: 1400–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35 stoppage — nm., action de stopper, rentraiture : stopazho (Albanais), couture rentrée nf. (Genève), couture rabattue (Annecy, Thônes) …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 36 stoppage — / stɒpɪdʒ/ noun a sum of money taken regularly from an employee’s wages for insurance, tax, etc …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 37 stoppage — In the civil law, compensation or set off …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 38 stoppage — An obstruction or hindrance to the doing of a particular thing. The Cogne (DC Va) 20 F2d 698 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 39 stoppage — n. 1 the condition of being blocked or stopped. 2 a stopping (of pay). 3 a stopping or interruption of work in a factory etc …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 40 stoppage in transit — ˌstoppage in ˈtransit also ˌstoppage in ˈtransitu noun [uncountable] LAW COMMERCE the right of a seller to stop the delivery of goods while they are on their way to the buyer if the seller learns that the buyer has gone bankrupt and so cannot pay …

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