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Noun
Plural for a cessation of work by employees in protest at the terms set by their employers
“The stoppage involved employees in transport, port shipments and the postal service.”
Noun
Plural for an instance of movement, activity, or supply stopping or being stopped
“Besides production, the fertilizer companies also use natural gas for fuel, and because of the stoppage in their supplies they were unable to deliver their remaining fertilizer stock to market.”
Noun
Plural for a blockage in a narrow passage, such as the barrel of a gun
“One machine-gun crew had a stoppage.”
Noun
Plural for deductions from one's wages by an employer for the payment of tax, National Insurance, and 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.”
Noun
Plural for something that forms an obstacle to continued activity
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