moratorium

Vocabulary Lesson 16 word 13

Definition

moratorium- n. Deferment or delay of any action

Synonyms & Antonyms

Synonyms:

-ban

-delay

-halt

Antonyms:

-approve

-finish

-continuation

Sentences

The film industry is filled with cases where a movie is brought to a moratorium and the project is never released.


The arrival of the Police was a moratorium to Lester who was trying to cover up the murder.

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