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halt

noun
 
 
/hɒlt/
[no plural] the act of stopping moving or happening: The car came to a halt just inches from the edge of the cliff. News of the accident brought the party to a halt.Staying and remainingWaitingCausing something to endComing to an end
call a halt to sth to officially order something to stop: The government has called a halt to all new building in the area.Causing something to endComing to an end
Translations of “halt”
in Korean 중단…
in Arabic تَوَقُّف…
in French halte…
in Turkish durma, hareketsiz kalma…
in Italian fermata, alt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止,停下,中止…
in Russian остановка, прекращение…
in Polish bezruch, zatrzymanie się…
in Spanish parada, apeadero…
in Portuguese parada, alto, interrupção…
in German die Rast, die Haltestation…
in Catalan parada, interrupció…
in Japanese 停止, 中止…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止,停下,中止…
(Definition of halt noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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