The condition of being temporarily inactive
This regulation fell into abeyance after the 12th century, and such inscriptions are very rare.
Charles the Fair having died and left only a daughter, the nations rights, so long in abeyance, were once more regained.
The last may be considered in abeyance as there has not been any coronation banquet since that of George IV.
Then the Sudan was abandoned and the railway remained in abeyance until 1905-1906, when the line was at length built.