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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.
PEOPLE from Coventry and Warwickshire have the chance to visit the site where the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War took place.
A SERIES of commemorations will mark the course of the final year of the First World War, leading up to the centenary of the Armistice that brought the bloody conflict to an end.
The UN Command emphasized that armistice rules are valid in the border region.
Steve Lee, secretary of the United Nations Command (UNC) Military Armistice Commission, on the details of the UNC's special investigation into the incident.
ON THIS DAY ARMISTICE DAY 1778: British forces took St Lucia in the West Indies from the French.
Army cadets prepare to lay a wreath during the Western Front Association's (WFA) annual service of remembrance on Armistice Day, at the Cenotaph in central London.
IT'S almost 100 years since the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany marked the end of the one of the bloodiest wars in history.
Mr Tehan said the Armistice Centenary Grants Program would provide $50,000 to every electorate in Australia for communities to mark the centenary of the Armistice in a locally significant way.
A two-minute silence will be observed in schools, council buildings and workplaces at 11am to commemorate Armistice Day, and a series of events have been organised across the region to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the two World Wars and other conflicts.