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cessationnoun [C/U]

us   /seˈseɪ·ʃən/ fml
the ending of a condition or the stopping of an activity: [C usually sing] a cessation of violence
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cessationnoun [C or U]

uk   /sesˈeɪʃən/ us   formal
the fact of something ending or stopping: The company has now stopped trading and has announced the cessation of its business.
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Translations of “cessation”
in Spanish cese, suspensión…
in Vietnamese sự tạm ngừng…
in Malaysian berhentinya…
in Thai การชะงัก…
in French cessation…
in German der Stillstand…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束, 停止, 中断,中止…
in Turkish şiddetin sona ermesi, durma, kesilme…
in Russian прекращение…
in Indonesian penghentian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束, 停止, 中斷,中止…
in Polish zaprzestanie…
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