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cessation of hostilities

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  • cessation of hostilities — stopping acts of hostility, ceasing fighting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cessation — I (interlude) noun abeyance, adjournment, armistice, arrest, break, ceasing, cloture, delay, desistance, discontinuance, discontinuation, dormancy, embolium, halt, hiatus, inaction, inactivity, interim, intermediate time, intermissio,… …   Law dictionary

  • cessation — UK [seˈseɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms cessation : singular cessation plural cessations formal 1) an end to something cessation of: a cessation of hostilities 2) medical the act of stopping smoking a smoking cessation… …   English dictionary

  • cessation — /se say sheuhn/, n. a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance: a cessation of hostilities. [1350 1400; ME cessacio(u)n < L cessation (s. of cessatio) delay, inactivity, stoppage, equiv. to cessat(us) ptp. of cessare to delay, stop… …   Universalium

  • cessation — ces|sa|tion [seˈseıʃən] n [U and C] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin cessatio, from cessare; CEASE1] a pause or stop →↑cease cessation of ▪ a cessation of hostilities (=when the fighting stops in a war) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cessation — ces|sa|tion [ se seıʃn ] noun count or uncount FORMAL an end to something: cessation of: a cessation of hostilities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cessation — [[t]sese͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: also a N, usu with supp, oft N of n The cessation of something is the stopping of it. [FORMAL] He would not agree to a cessation of hostilities …   English dictionary

  • cessation — noun (countable, uncountable + of) formal a pause or stop: a cessation of hostilities (=when the fighting stops in a war) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cessation — noun the cessation of hostilities Syn: end, ending, termination, stopping, halting, ceasing, finish, finishing, stoppage, conclusion, winding up, discontinuation, abandonment, suspension, breaking off, cutting short Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • cessation — [seˈseɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] formal an end to something a cessation of hostilities[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • cessation — ces•sa•tion [[t]sɛˈseɪ ʃən[/t]] n. a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance: a cessation of hostilities[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L cessātiō rest, inactivity =cessā(re) to delay, stop (see cease) + tiō tion …   From formal English to slang

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