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ar·mi·stice

 (är′mĭ-stĭs)
n.
A temporary cessation of fighting by mutual consent; a truce.

[French, from New Latin armistitium : Latin arma, arms; see arm2 + Latin -stitium, a stopping; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

armistice

(ˈɑːmɪstɪs)
n
(Military) an agreement between opposing armies to suspend hostilities in order to discuss peace terms; truce
[C18: from New Latin armistitium, from Latin arma arms + sistere to stop, stand still]

ar•mi•stice

(ˈɑr mə stɪs)

n.
a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: the armistice of 1918 ending World War I.
[1655–65; < French < Medieval Latin armistitium < Latin armi-, arma arm2 + -stitium a stopping]

armistice

- Comes from Latin armistitium—from arma, "arms," and -stitium, "stoppage"—and means a temporary cessation from fighting or the use of arms, or a short truce.
See also related terms for stoppage.

armistice

In international law, a suspension or temporary cessation of hostilities by agreement between belligerent powers.

armistice

a temporary cessation of hostilities, by agreement between the belligerents, prior to the negotiation or signing of a peace treaty.
See also: Agreement, War
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armistice - a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace termsarmistice - a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
peace - the state prevailing during the absence of war

armistice

noun truce, peace, ceasefire, suspension of hostilities Finally, they signed an armistice with their longstanding enemy.

armistice

noun
A temporary cessation of hostilities by mutual consent of the contending parties:
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[ˈɑːmɪstɪs] narmistizio

armistice

(ˈaːmistis) noun
(an agreement) stopping fighting (in a war, battle etc). An armistice was declared.
References in classic literature ?
You command only my advance guard, and have no right to arrange an armistice without my order.
McCaskey to pause in a sort of involuntary armistice.
Glegg felt there was really something in this, but she tossed her head and emitted a guttural interjection to indicate that her silence was only an armistice, not a peace.
A range of activities were organised at the Paddock school to commemorate Armistice Day.
AS President of the Bedworth Armistice Day Parade Committee, can I use your letter columns to extend my warm thanks to the members of the Armistice Day Committee, particularly Gil Leach, to the local borough council, to the churches and to the ex-servicemen and women who were on parade in Bedworth for Armistice Day.
Prime Minister David Cameron has marked Armistice day by laying a wreath on HMS Bulwark in Malta.
A WELSH MP called for David Cameron to think of the loss of life in Iraq and Afghanistan and avoid sending forces into Syria in the final Prime Minister's Questions before Armistice Day.
The town's cenotaph outside Albert Park on Linthorpe Road hosts three events during November - for the laying of the first poppy, Remembrance Sunday, and Armistice Day.
Over sixty years ago this year, on 27 July 1953, an armistice agreement ended the fighting between United Nations (UN) forces and Chinese and North Korean armies on the Korean peninsula.
SHOPPERS, office workers and pupils fell silent for two minutes yesterday to mark Armistice Day.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Wednesday's edition of Rodong Sinmun, an official paper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), carries an article calling for the replacement of the Korean War armistice deal with Seoul by a formal peace treaty, reports said.
South Korea's foreign ministry spokesman dismissed on Tuesday North Korea's voiding of the armistice agreement that ended the 1950-1953 Korean War from Monday.