What is another word for moratorium?

Synonyms for moratorium
ˌmɔr əˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌmɒr-; -ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-mora·to·ri·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moratoriumnoun

    a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

  2. moratoriumnoun

    suspension of an ongoing activity

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  1. List of paraphrases for "moratorium":

    moratoria, suspension, standstill

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How to use moratorium in a sentence?

  1. John Harris:

    We all have an inescapable moral duty: To continue with scientific investigation to the point at which we can make a rational choice. We are not yet at that point. It seems to me, consideration of a moratorium is the wrong course. Research is necessary.

  2. David Dworkin:

    We've known for nearly a year that the eviction moratorium would eventually come to an end, in December, Congress appropriated $ 25 billion to assist renters. We have had seven months to spend that money. There is no excuse that it is not in the hands of those who need it the most.

  3. Victor Cha:

    An early indication of a downward turn in the state of affairs would be North Korean statements that they are no longer bound by their testing moratorium.

  4. Leandro Feal:

    They tried to impose a moratorium on the topic, but we have artists who are getting imprisoned.

  5. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf:

    This moratorium is in no way an expression of sympathy for the guilty on death row, all of whom have been convicted of committing heinous crimes, this decision is based on a flawed system that has been proven to be an endless cycle of court proceedings as well as ineffective, unjust and expensive.

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