abeyance

noun

Definitions of abeyance

if something is in abeyance then it is not being currently used or enforced because it has been temporarily suspended or temporarily disused

the advisory subsidiary of APS Bank, has been put in abeyance

the condition of being without, or of waiting for, an owner or claimant; the situation where legal ownership of something has not been established

She died with no will, leaving her property in abeyance.