Especially, temporary delay, interruption, or cessation
A conditional withholding, interruption, or delay; as, the suspension of a payment on the performance of a condition.
(1) The suspension of a grant is the temporary withdrawal of federal sponsorship. This includes the withdrawal of authority to incur expenditures against grant funds, pending corrective action, or a decision to terminate the grant.(2) The suspension of an individual or organization causes that party to be temporarily ineligible to receive any assistance and benefits from the federal government pending completion of investigation and legal proceedings as prescribed under agency regulations implementing Executive Order 12549. Such actions may lead to debarment of the grantee.