• (n.) Expectancy; condition of being undetermined. • (n.) Suspension; temporary suppression.
Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/abeyance/
abeyance (waiting with gaping mouth) 1. The condition of being temporarily set aside; suspension: 'The president held the plan in abeyance.' 2. A condition in which legal ownership of an estate has not been established. Origins and development Something 'held in abeyance' may cause some anxiety o...
Found op http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3704/
Abeyance (from the Old French abeance meaning "gaping") is a state of expectancy in respect of property, titles or office, when the right to them is not vested in any one person, but awaits the appearance or determination of the true owner. In law, the term abeyance can only be applied to such futu...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abeyance
An incomplete or undetermined state of affairs. From the French aboyer, which in figurative sense means to expect, to look for, to desire. When there is no person in esse in whom the freehold is vested, it is said to be in abeyance, that is, in expectation, remembrance and contemplation.
Found op http://www.lectlaw.com/def/a132.htm
n.abeance in old french means gaping. It is a state of expectancy in respect of property, title, etc in cases where the sole right is not vested in one person, but awaits the appearance or determination of the true owner.
Found op http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/abeyance.htm
Abeyance is a state of inactivity or suspension.
Found op http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AA.HTM
1) Inaction 2) Inactiveness 3) Inactivity 4) State of limbo 5) Suspended action
Found op http://www.mijnwoordenboek.nl/EN/crossword-dictionary/abeyance/1
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