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  • suspensively — adverb see suspensive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suspensively — sus·pen·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • suspensively — )sə̇vlē, li adverb : in a suspensive manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • suspensive — suspensively, adv. suspensiveness, n. /seuh spen siv/, adj. 1. pertaining to or characterized by suspension. 2. undecided in mind. 3. pertaining to or characterized by suspense. 4. (of words, phrases, etc.) characterized by or expressing… …   Universalium

  • suspensive — adjective Date: 15th century 1. stopping temporarily ; suspending < a suspensive veto > 2. characterized by suspense, suspended judgment, or indecisiveness 3. characterized by suspension • suspensively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suspensiveness — See suspensively. * * * …   Universalium

  • suspensive — adjective 1》 relating to the suspension of an event, action, or legal obligation. 2》 archaic causing suspense. Derivatives suspensively adverb suspensiveness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • suspensive — /səˈspɛnsɪv/ (say suh spensiv) adjective 1. relating to or characterised by suspension. 2. undecided in mind. 3. relating to or characterised by suspense. 4. (of words, phrases, etc.) keeping one in suspense. 5. having the effect of suspending… …   Australian English dictionary

  • suspensive — [sə spen′siv] adj. [ML suspensivus] 1. that suspends, defers, or temporarily stops something 2. tending to suspend judgment; undecided 3. of, characterized by, expressing, or in suspense 4. Rare of or characterized by physical suspension… …   English World dictionary

  • suspensive — adj. 1 having the power or tendency to suspend or postpone. 2 causing suspense. Derivatives: suspensively adv. suspensiveness n. Etymology: F suspensif ive or med.L suspensivus (as SUSPEND) …   Useful english dictionary

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