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cease and desist

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  • v. To stop and to not resume an action.
  • n. A demanding that one "cease and desist from" continuing certain behavior, such as copyright infringement, trademark infringement, slander, or libel.

Etymologies

Cease essentially meaning "stop", and desist meaning "do not do it again." (Wiktionary)

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