/'stɒpɪdʒ/ noun
the act of stopping
stoppage of payments
Bad weather was responsible for the stoppage of deliveries.
Deliveries will be late because of stoppages on the production line.
‘…the commission noted that in the early 1960s there was an average of 203 stoppages each year arising out of dismissals’ [Employment Gazette]

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  • stoppage — stop‧page [ˈstɒpɪdʒ ǁ ˈstɑːp ] noun 1. [countable] a situation in which workers stop working for a short time as a protest: • The stoppage was called (= organized ) to protest against the cancellation of wage agreements. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • Stoppage — Stop page, n. The act of stopping, or arresting progress, motion, or action; also, the state of being stopped; as, the stoppage of the circulation of the blood; the stoppage of commerce. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stoppage — (engl., spr. ßtóppĕdsch), s. Droit de suite …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • stoppage — index abeyance, bar (obstruction), blockade (limitation), cessation (termination), check (bar) …   Law dictionary

  • stoppage — mid 15c., from STOP (Cf. stop) + AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stoppage — [n] halt, curtailment abeyance, arrest, blockage, check, close, closure, cutoff, deduction, discontinuance, down, downtime*, hindrance, interruption, layoff, lockout, obstruction, occlusion, shutdown, sit down, standstill, stopping, walkout;… …   New thesaurus

  • stoppage — ► NOUN 1) an instance of stopping. 2) an instance of industrial action. 3) a blockage. 4) (stoppages) Brit. deductions from wages by an employer for the payment of tax, National Insurance, etc …   English terms dictionary

  • stoppage — [stäp′ij] n. 1. a stopping or being stopped 2. an obstructed condition; block …   English World dictionary

  • stoppage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ work, workplace (BrE) ▪ 24 hour, 48 hour, etc. VERB + STOPPAGE ▪ call, call for …   Collocations dictionary

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