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truce

noun [C]     /truːs/
a short interruption in a war or argument , or an agreement to stop fighting or arguing for a period of time : After years of rivalry the two companies have agreed (US agreed to) a truce. We've got to spend the weekend together, so we might as well call (= have) a truce. Following last month's riots , the two big gangs in Los Angeles have finally declared a truce, ending years of bloodshed . The fragile truce between the two sides is not expected to last long .Stopping fightingPeace
(Definition of truce noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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