call a halt to

idiom

Definition of call a halt to

: to stop (something) : to bring (something) to an end The chairman called a halt to the discussion.

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“Call a halt to.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20a%20halt%20to. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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