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- n. Moment of theoretical suspension of all action.
- n. Moment of theoretical suspension of disbelief.
This term was introduced by Husserl and other phenomenologists, although it seems to also be present in Aristotelian philosophy as well (as the concept did originate with Aristotle) and is a corruption of the word "epoch." (Wiktionary)