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cease-fire

noun

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a temporary stopping of fighting
  • the two armies declared a cease-fire for the holiday

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The first known use of cease-fire was in 1844

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“Cease-fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cease-fire. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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