Cease-fire meaning

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A temporary cessation of warfare by mutual agreement of the participants; truce.
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An order to stop firing.
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Suspension of active hostilities; a truce.
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In warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose. (Typically only temporary).

The rebels agreed to a ceasefire while the peace talks were underway.

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Alternative spelling of ceasefire.
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