Cease-fire - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsiːsˌfaɪər|
Brit.  |ˈsiːs faɪə|

noun

- a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms (syn: armistice, truce)

Examples

The cease-fire has gone into effect.

Negotiators are trying to mediate a cease-fire.

The cease-fire was stipulated by the treaty.

We concluded a cease-fire

The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced

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