noun, plural mor·a·to·ri·a [mawr-uh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-, mor-], /ˌmɔr əˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌmɒr-/, mor·a·to·ri·ums.
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Origin of moratorium
Example sentences from the Web for moratorium
In the meantime, he recommends states implement their own moratoria on the technology.
British Dictionary definitions for moratorium
noun plural -ria (-rɪə) or -riums
Derived forms of moratoriummoratory (ˈmɒrətərɪ, -trɪ), adjective
Word Origin for moratorium
Cultural definitions for moratorium
A period of delay agreed to by parties to a dispute or parties who are negotiating. A moratorium may also be an authorized delay in the repayment of a loan, especially by a nation (as in a moratorium on war debts).