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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.
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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
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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
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ceasefire

[ˈsiːsfaɪər] ncessez-le-feu m inv
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ceasefire

(ˈsiːsfaiə(r)) noun
an agreement to stop fighting; a period of not fighting.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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References in periodicals archive ?
Mohammad Faisal, on Wednesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
Islamabad -- Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia was summoned at the Foreign Office on Wednesday to denounce unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC).
Gaurav Ahluwalia today and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
Dr Faisal underscored how India's ceasefire violations are threat to regional peace security and may lead to a 'strategic miscalculation'.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia on Tuesday and condemned recent unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Office summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia on Wednesday and lodged a strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control.
"The deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity, international human rights and humanitarian laws," a press release from the Foreign Office stated adding that the ceasefire violations by India were a threat to regional peace and security and may lead to a strategic miscalculation.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned Indian deputy high commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia over ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along Line of Control (LoC), media reported on Wednesday.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Pakistan violated the ceasefire 1248 times along the Line of Control (LoC) in the last six months, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday.
islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to register a protest against unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on May 2 and May 5.
ISLAMABAD -- A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Foreign Office on Wednesday to receive protest over latest ceasefire violations due to which three civilians lost their lives.