Results for: Abeyancies

In Estates

What's an abeyance?

The condition of an inheritance which has no present owner, such as a peerage.\n. \nMeans KEEP PENDING (held in abeyance), till the main matter is settled.\n. \nIn property (MORE)
In Sentence and Word Structure

How to use Abeyance in a sentence?

Chairman asked whether this matter could be held in abeyance for the time being, Council agreed.
In Sentence and Word Structure

Use abeyance in a sentence?

While the Olympics were on, in certain areas America set in abeyance the rules that prevented people from public protest.
In Law & Legal Issues

Were does the word abeyance come from?

Abeyance is from the Old French "abeance", to expect. Originally a legal term meaning condition of a person in expectation or hope of receiving property. It later evolved in E (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What is the meaning of abeyance?

a·bey·ance (-bns) n. 1. The condition of being temporarily set aside; suspension: held the plan in abeyance. . 2. Law A condition of undetermined ownership, a (MORE)
In Definitions

What is an abeyance?

An abeyance is an act of expectancy or temporary suppression.