ceasefire


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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 periodicals archive ?
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Thursday said is not expecting improvement in relations between Pakistan and India due to the constant ceasefire violations by India.
Singh to lodge protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
ISLAMABAD -- The Foreign Office summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to protest the continued unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations, despite calls for restraint, the statement read.
Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control, using heavy mortars, on 1st March 2018 in Bhimber/Samahini Sectors, resulting in the shahadat of an innocent civilian (Mr.
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh in Islamabadon Friday to lodge a protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control yesterday in Bhimber and Samahini sectors.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan yesterday once again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control.
Singh to protest unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control in Rawalakot/Satwal Sector.
ISLAMABAD -- Director General (SA and SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal Tuesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 19 February in Khuiratta Sector, Jijot Bahadar village resulting in the shahadat of Ayan Zahid, an 8 years old boy
In 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 335 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, resulting in the shahadat of 14 innocent civilians and injuries to 65 others.
The DG ISPR reiterated that such attacks are a violation of the Geneva Convention and a clear violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] February 9 (ANI): A woman was killed during unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Balnoi.