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Rebels say they agreed to the ceasefire as long as the group would not be excluded. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Turkey and Russia are on the brink of cutting a new ceasefire deal before the talks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Whether the ceasefire is temporary remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The paramilitary organisation said a permanent ceasefire would begin tomorrow. The Sun (2006)The sight was seen by both sides in the trenches and led to a temporary ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said only an internationally backed permanent ceasefire and negotiations could resolve the conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Preliminary negotiations for prisoner exchanges and a temporary ceasefire are also under way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At most there will be some kind of temporary ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was in the region as part of a diplomatic effort to press for a ceasefire and truce negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The draft resolution was also expected to spell out the requirements for a political settlement leading to a permanent ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Officials say that these additional powers would expire as soon as a team of international monitors arrived to observe the ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Eta declared a permanent ceasefire in March after four decades of fighting for independence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The test ahead is whether it will be a ceasefire, a truce or a lasting peace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The controversial move was key to a ceasefire deal in a civil war that has cost more than 6,000 lives. The Sun (2015)A general ceasefire agreed by world leaders in Munich last week is on the brink of collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A deadline to agree a power-sharing deal and ceasefire expired yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Taleban in Swat said that it would observe a ten-day ceasefire in support of the peace process. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He declared a ceasefire yesterday and he didn't stop firing at us from six this morning until 11am. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: ceasefire /ˈsiːsˌfaɪə/ NOUN
A ceasefire is an arrangement in which countries at war agree to stop fighting for a time.
They have agreed to a ceasefire after three years of conflict.
- American English: ceasefire
- Arabic: وَقْفُ إِطْلَاقِ النَّار
- Brazilian Portuguese: cessação de fogo
- Chinese: 停战
- Croatian: prekid vatre
- Czech: dočasné příměří
- Danish: våbenhvile
- Dutch: wapenstilstand
- European Spanish: alto el fuego
- Finnish: tulitauko
- French: cessez-le-feu
- German: Waffenstillstand
- Greek: εκεχειρία
- Italian: cessate il fuoco
- Japanese: 停戦
- Korean: 휴전
- Norwegian: våpenhvile
- Polish: zawieszenie broni
- European Portuguese: cessar-fogo
- Romanian: armistițiu
- Russian: прекращение огня
- Spanish: alto el fuego
- Swedish: vapenvila
- Thai: การหยุดรบ
- Turkish: ateşkes
- Ukrainian: перемир’я
- Vietnamese: sự ngừng bắn
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