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What is another word for stoppage?

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A blockage in a passage, or the act or state of blocking a passage
“Sometimes, items can fall into the sink, causing a stoppage in the pipes.”
An instance of movement, activity, or supply stopping or being stopped
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“Thus, a stoppage in the supply of American corn, or of silk, or of wool, would throw millions at once out of employment.”
An obstacle or hindrance that prevents or impedes movement or progress
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“The country's troubled chromite industry appeared to have been temporarily halted by the President's decision to impose a stoppage on the operations of the country's mining sector.”
Blockage or congestion on a road, path or route
“In these situations, even a momentary stoppage in traffic flow will result in unavoidable back-ups and delays.”
A cessation of work by employees, typically in protest
“The stoppage involved employees in transport, port shipments, and the postal service.”
A place to stop, or the act of stopping, such as for a break or rest, during a journey
“Climbing the Fishtail Mountain is prohibited, and hence the base camp of this mountain serves as a stoppage for the trekkers heading towards Annapurna base.”
(British) Deductions from one's wages for the payment of tax or other costs
“The gist of his letter is that one only gets what one pays for, and that perhaps it is time that we saw contributions such as rates as contributions rather than stoppages.”
An official or legal ban, restriction or prohibition
Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
A public meeting or march protesting against something or expressing views on a political issue
A lack of success
A failure or malfunction, including technical, mechanical, or in personal relationships
A reduction in speed
A speech disorder characterized by hesitant and interrupted flow of words
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