stoppage

Definitions

General English

  • noun the action of stopping something from moving
  • noun money taken from an employee’s wages to pay for insurance and tax

Banking

  • noun a sum of money taken regularly from an employee’s wages for insurance, tax, etc.

Medical

Military

  • noun a mechanical failure, which prevents further firing

Sports

  • noun a time during which the play in a game, especially football or rugby, is briefly halted, because of an injury to a player or other situation
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