Definitions of "abeyance"
  1. A pause in the ownership of a property where no individual holds the title to that property
  2. A period of temporary suspension or halt, implying a future resume or continuation
How to use "abeyance" in a sentence
  1. The estate fell into abeyance due to the sudden disappearance of the owner.
  2. Due to the unforeseen circumstances, the project was held in abeyance for a few months.
  3. In the absence of a clear heir, the title to the land was put into abeyance.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z