Moratorium in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Moratorium

the pausing of an ongoing activity

Examples of Moratorium in a sentence

An avid fisherman, Billy was upset when he learned of the fishing moratorium.  🔊

A large number of politicians and voters would like to see a moratorium placed on home foreclosures.  🔊

Before the moratorium was passed, people were being executed practically every week in Texas.  🔊

Potential business owners are angry because the county has passed a moratorium on new business licenses.  🔊

Until the execution process has been investigated to ensure the prisoners do not suffer needlessly, the moratorium on executions will remain in place.  🔊

The moratorium on hunting licenses will give the deer population time to expand.  🔊

When the commercial developers learned of a possible building moratorium, they immediately begin to petition the city council.  🔊

The fishing moratorium will end as soon as the government has completed its radiation testing on the lake.  🔊

Because of the deadly virus, many people are calling for a moratorium on flights from West Africa.  🔊

The moratorium against offshore drilling sent the oil companies into an uproar.  🔊

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