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English definition of “halt”
/hɔlt/ v [I/T]
› to stop something, or to bring something to a stop: [I] "Halt!" ordered the guard. [T] Congress voted additional funds in an effort to halt the spread of the disease. [T] Nationwide, mail delivery was halted by the strike. halt
/hɔlt/ n [U] › All work had come to a halt and everyone was standing silently at their desks.