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cease

verb [I or T] uk   us   /siːs/ formal
B2 to stop something: Whether the protests will cease remains to be seen. The company has decided to cease all UK operations after this year. [+ to infinitive] Workplace nurseries will cease to be liable for tax.
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cease

noun uk   us   /siːs/ formal
without cease without stopping
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Translations of “cease”
in Arabic يوْقِف…
in Korean 멈추다, 중단하다…
in Malaysian henti…
in French cesser…
in Turkish durdurmak, sona erdirmek, kesmek…
in Italian cessare, sospendere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止,中止…
in Russian прекращать…
in Polish przerywać, przestawać…
in Vietnamese ngừng…
in Spanish cesar…
in Portuguese cessar, suspender…
in Thai หยุด…
in German aufhören…
in Catalan cessar, suspendre…
in Japanese ~をやめる…
in Indonesian berhenti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止,中止…
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