Cessation

Definition of Cessation

Ces`sa´tion   Pronunciation: sĕs`sā´shŭn
n.1.A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war.
The temporary cessation of the papal iniquities.
- Motley.
The day was yearly observed for a festival by cessation from labor.
- Sir J. Hayward.
Cessation of arms
(Mil.) an armistice, or truce, agreed to by the commanders of armies, to give time for a capitulation, or for other purposes.

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