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ceaseverb [I or T]

uk   us   /siːs/ formal

ceasenoun

uk   us   /siːs/ formal
without cease without ​stopping
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(Definition of cease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ceaseverb [I/T]

 us   /sis/
to ​stop an ​action or ​condition: [T] Clapp had to cease ​publication because of ​lack of ​money. [+ to infinitive] It was hard to ​accept that one ​day he would ​simply cease to ​exist.
(Definition of cease from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cease”
in Korean 멈추다, 중단하다…
in Arabic يوْقِف…
in Malaysian henti…
in French cesser…
in Russian прекращать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止,中止…
in Italian cessare, sospendere…
in Turkish durdurmak, sona erdirmek, kesmek…
in Polish przerywać, przestawać…
in Spanish cesar…
in Vietnamese ngừng…
in Portuguese cessar, suspender…
in Thai หยุด…
in German aufhören…
in Catalan cessar, suspendre…
in Japanese ~をやめる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止,中止…
in Indonesian berhenti…
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