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
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