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suspend

US [səˈspend]
UK [sə'spend]
  • v.暂停;悬浮;中止;挂
  • Web挂起;悬挂;吊
Simple Present:suspends  Present Participle:suspending  Past Tense:suspended  
suspend
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v.
1.
~ sth/sb (from sth) (by/on sth)
悬;挂;吊to hang sth from sth else
A lamp was suspended from the ceiling.
一盏吊灯悬在天花板上。
Her body was found suspended by a rope.
人们发现她的尸体吊在绳子上。
2.
~ sth
暂停;中止;使暂停发挥作用(或使用等)to officially stop sth for a time; to prevent sth from being active, used, etc. for a time
Production has been suspended while safety checks are carried out.
在进行安全检查期间生产暂停。
The constitution was suspended as the fighting grew worse.
鉴于战斗趋于激烈,宪法暂停实施。
In the theatre we willingly suspend disbelief(= temporarily believe that the characters, etc. are real) .
在剧院看戏时,我们自愿对一切暂不置疑。
3.
~ sth
延缓;暂缓;推迟to officially delay sth; to arrange for sth to happen later than planned
The introduction of the new system has been suspended until next year.
新制度推迟到明年再行实施。
to suspend judgement(= delay forming or expressing an opinion)
暂不判断
4.
[usupass]
~ sb (from sth)
使暂时停职(或停学等)to officially prevent sb from doing their job, going to school, etc. for a time
The police officer was suspended while the complaint was investigated.
投诉调查期间,这名警员被暂停职务。
5.
悬浮to float in liquid or air without moving

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