suspend payment


suspend payment
suspend payment
Publicly to stop paying debts from insolvency
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Main Entry:suspend

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(of a company) cease to meet its financial obligations as a result of insolvency or insufficient funds

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • suspend payment — stop payment, delay payment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suspend payment — (of a company) cease to meet its financial obligations as a result of insolvency or insufficient funds. → suspend …   English new terms dictionary

  • To suspend payment — Suspend Sus*pend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus (see {Sub }) + pendere to hang. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suspend — sus·pend vt 1: to debar temporarily from a privilege, office, or function 2 a: to stop temporarily suspend trading b: to make temporarily ineffective suspend a license c: sta …   Law dictionary

  • Suspend — Sus*pend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus (see {Sub }) + pendere to hang. See {Pedant},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suspend — suspendible, adj. suspendibility, n. /seuh spend /, v.t. 1. to hang by attachment to something above: to suspend a chandelier from the ceiling. 2. to attach so as to allow free movement: to suspend a door on a hinge. 3. to keep from falling,… …   Universalium

  • suspend — sus•pend [[t]səˈspɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to hang by attachment to something above, esp. so as to allow free movement 2) to keep from falling or sinking, as if by hanging: to suspend particles in a liquid[/ex] 3) to keep undetermined; refrain from… …   From formal English to slang

  • suspend — /səˈspɛnd / (say suh spend) verb (t) 1. to hang by attachment to something above. 2. to attach so as to allow free movement, as on a hinge. 3. to keep from falling or sinking, as if by hanging: solid particles suspended in a liquid. 4. to hold or …   Australian English dictionary

  • suspend — verb 1》 halt temporarily. 2》 debar temporarily from a post, duties, etc. as a punishment. 3》 defer or delay (an action, event, or judgement).     ↘Law (of a judge or court) cause (an imposed sentence) not to be enforced as long as no further… …   English new terms dictionary

  • suspend — v.tr. 1 hang up. 2 keep inoperative or undecided for a time; defer. 3 debar temporarily from a function, office, privilege, etc. 4 (as suspended adj.) (of solid particles or a body in a fluid medium) sustained somewhere between top and bottom.… …   Useful english dictionary


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