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English definition of “stop”

stop

verb [I/T] (FINISH)   /stɑp/ (-pp-)
to finish doing something or end, or to cause someone or something to finish : [I] When do you think the snow will stop? [T] When will it stop snowing ? [T] Please stop pushing . [T] Fortunately , police stopped the fight before anyone got hurt .
(Definition of stop verb (FINISH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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