abeyant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from abeyance.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abeyant (comparative more abeyant, superlative most abeyant)

  1. Being in a state of abeyance. [Mid 19th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 4