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trucenoun [C]

uk   /truːs/ us   /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, two of the city's biggest gangs have finally declared a truce, ending years of bloodshed. The fragile truce between the two sides is not expected to last long.
(Definition of truce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trucenoun [C]

us   /trus/
a temporary agreement to stop fighting or arguing, or a brief interruption in a disagreement: We seemed to be arguing so much, we have declared a truce in my family.
(Definition of truce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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