Meaning of “desist” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “desist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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desistverb [ I ]

us /dɪˈzɪst, -ˈsɪst/ fml

to stop doing something:

She was ordered to desist from playing music after 11 p.m.

(Definition of “desist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)