screeching/crashing halt

noun

Definition of screeching/crashing halt

: a sudden and complete end The project came to a screeching/crashing halt.

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“Screeching/crashing halt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screeching%2Fcrashing%20halt. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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