Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An order to stop firing.
  • noun Suspension of active hostilities; a truce.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of ceasefire.

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  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

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Examples

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • This would include the acceptance of a two-state solution, recognition of Israel, and a long-term cease-fire by Hamas if reciprocated by Israel.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • She called the cease-fire an "important step forward" for the country.

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  • The U.S. launched the missiles after concluding early Saturday that "the regime had no intention of complying with their so-called cease-fire announcement," a senior defense official said.

    Libyan Raids Show Obama Doctrine in Action

  • Gadhafi's forces toward Benghazi, and the attacks against civilian populace in both Benghazi and Misrata, meant "the regime had no intention of complying with their so-called cease-fire announcement," a senior defense official said.

    Allied Forces Attack Libya

  • Gadhafi's forces toward Benghazi, and the attacks against civilian populace in both Benghazi and Misrata, meant "the regime had no intention of complying with their so-called cease-fire announcement," a senior defense official said.

    Allied Forces Attack Libya

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