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trucenoun [C]

uk   /truːs/  us   /truːs/
a ​shortinterruption in a ​war or ​argument, or an ​agreement to ​stopfighting 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 ​biggestgangs have ​finally declared a truce, ​endingyears 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 ​temporaryagreement to ​stopfighting or ​arguing, or a ​briefinterruption 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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