Perry is calling for a moratorium on all new regulations “to get America working again.”
But Landrieu says the White House moratorium on deepwater offshore drilling is a huge mistake.
Mann claims the decision to lift the moratorium was made by medical professionals working with PASS and not by the FSC.
On Face the Nation, Bob Schieffer asked the senator whether he would be “for or against a moratorium on earmarks.”
A 24-hour moratorium on robbing convenience store late shifts.
With the end of the moratorium on November 4, it may be said that the crisis produced by the outbreak of war was over.
I don't think the moratorium was intended to work in this sort of way.
Mrs. Fabers in great multitudes hoarding provisions, riotous crowds attacking shops, moratorium, shut banks and waiting queues.
The Bulgarians, by the way, began the war with a moratorium.
He did not, he felt, understand the working of this moratorium, or the peculiar advantage of prolonging the bank holidays.
1875, originally a legal term for "authorization to a debtor to postpone payment," from neuter of Late Latin moratorius "tending to delay," from Latin morari "to delay," from mora "pause, delay," from PIE *mere- "to hinder, delay." The word didn't come out of italics until 1914. General sense of "a postponement, deliberate temporary suspension" is first recorded 1932. Related: Moratorial.
A period of delay agreed to by parties to a dispute or parties who are negotiating. A moratorium may also be an authorized delay in the repayment of a loan, especially by a nation (as in a moratorium on war debts).