Bedeutung von “halt” — Learner’s Dictionary

halt

noun us uk /hɒlt/

[ no plural ] the act of stopping moving or happening:

The car came to a halt just inches from the edge of the cliff.
News of the accident brought / the party to a halt.
call a halt to sth

to officially order something to stop:

The government has called a halt to all new building in the area.

(Definition von “halt noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)