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armistice

noun [C] uk   /ˈɑː.mɪ.stɪs/ us    /ˈɑːr-/
an agreement between two countries or groups at war to stop fighting for a particular time, especially to talk about possible peace: A two-week armistice has been declared between the rival factions.
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