suspension noun

1 stopping of activity

ADJ. total | brief, temporary | lengthy, long | immediate | automatic Another caution will result in his automatic suspension from the final.

VERB + SUSPENSION give sb, impose, order A four-day suspension was imposed on her. | get, incur He incurred a suspension on reduced pay. | appeal against

PREP. under ~ a detective under suspension from the Metropolitan Police | ~ from his suspension from the club

PHRASES a period of suspension The athlete could face a lengthy period of suspension if found guilty.

2 on a vehicle

ADJ. front, rear | active, computer-controlled, independent, self-levelling | car, etc.

VERB + SUSPENSION be fitted with, have The new model is fitted with computer-controlled suspension.