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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from abeyance.

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abeyant (comparative more abeyant, superlative most abeyant)

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 4