ceasefire

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cease-fire

or cease·fire (sēs′fīr′)
n.
1. An order to stop firing.
2. Suspension of active hostilities; a truce.

ceasefire

n
(Military) a period of truce, esp one that is temporary and a preliminary step to establishing a more permanent peace on agreed terms
interj, n
(Military) the order to stop firing
Translations
وَقْفُ إِطْلَاقِ النَّاروَقْف إطْلاق النّار
příměřídočasné příměří
våbenhvile
militpaŭzo
tulitauko
prekid vatre
fegyverszünettûzszünettűzszünet
停戦
휴전
ugnies nutraukimas
uguns partraukšana
zastavenie paľby
vapenvila
การหยุดรบ
ateşkesmütarekeateş kesme
sự ngừng bắn

ceasefire

[ˌsiːsˈfaɪəʳ]
A. Nalto m el fuego, cese m de hostilidades
B. CPD ceasefire line Nlínea f del alto el fuego

ceasefire

[ˈsiːsfaɪər] ncessez-le-feu m inv

ceasefire

(ˈsiːsfaiə(r)) noun
an agreement to stop fighting; a period of not fighting.

ceasefire

وَقْفُ إِطْلَاقِ النَّار dočasné příměří våbenhvile Waffenstillstand εκεχειρία alto el fuego tulitauko cessez-le-feu prekid vatre cessate il fuoco 停戦 휴전 wapenstilstand våpenhvile zawieszenie broni cessação de fogo, cessar-fogo прекращение огня vapenvila การหยุดรบ ateşkes sự ngừng bắn 停战
References in classic literature ?
His plan for cessation of hostilities through the night evidently met with Jav's entire approval, for he caused his forces to form themselves in orderly utans and march just within the edge of the wood, where they were soon busily engaged in preparing their evening meal, and spreading down their sleeping silks and furs for the night.
My limb was now swathed in leafy bandages, and grateful to Providence for the cessation of hostilities, I was suffered to rest.
The appearance of Judge Temple and the ladies produced, if not a pacification, at least a cessation of hostilities.
The bishop came to visit du Bousquier, and seemed glad of the cessation of hostilities.
Russian Sputnik news agency quoted the Kazakh Presidential spokesperson Aidos Ukibi as saying on his website that the "Kazakh President will meet the foreign ministers of the guarantor states of the cessation of hostilities in Syria (Russia, Iran and Turkey) on March 16.
The mediation delinked the ceasefire and the humanitarian access and focused at this round only on the cessation of hostilities agreement.
According to the report, the number of armed groups that have pledged commitment to accept and fulfill the conditions of the cessation of hostilities in line with the ceasefire agreement of 27 February 2016 has not changed, and stands at 143.
According to Office, the Special Envoy has received assurances from all Yemeni parties of their recommitment to the Terms and Conditions of the Cessation of Hostilities of 10 April 2016, which will re-enter into force at 23:59 Yemen local time on 19 October 2016, for an initial period of 72 hours, subject to renewal.
The resumption of fighting since the initial Cessation of hostilities agreement has demonstrated again that there can be no military solution to the conflict, and that the elimination of Daesh and other UN-listed terrorist entities in Syria also requires a political solution to the civil war.
The cessation of hostilities agreement brought a welcome respite for civilians that lasted all too briefly," the commission added, emphasizing that "the sense of hope engendered earlier this year must be revitalized.
It urged all parties "to make every effort to ensure that the cessation of hostilities is sustained, exercise maximum calm and restraint and refrain from any action or rhetoric that could jeopardize the cessation of hostilities or destabilize the region.
Mahmoud said that the statement of the African Union affirmed that the armed movements were responsible for the failure to sign an agreement on cessation of hostilities.