Definition of 'cessation'
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The news filled her with the glow produced by a sudden cessation of physical pain. The House of Mirth (1905)This attitude can lead to a complete cessation of exercise. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)He added his voice to calls for a cessation of violence and called on both sides to hold peace talks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its backers insist it is not an electronic cigarette but a smoking cessation device intended to help addicts to kick the habit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Housing officials and debt counsellors have also been trained to identify those who are heavy smokers and refer them to smoking cessation courses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Trusts will have to offer all women a carbon monoxide test at their antenatal booking appointment and smokers will be referred to smoking cessation clinics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cessation of violence could and should have been used for the launch of a new, creative and realistic peace process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Successful treatment is often assessed on how well you can control and manage your symptoms, rather than by a complete cessation of them. Coping with Bulimia (1987)The two leaders risked opening up splits in the international coalition by saying that no one should be fooled by Tripoli declaring a cessation of violence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He does not want to realize it was an end, he cannot face the idea of complete cessation, of annihilation. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)
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Translations for 'cessation'
British English: cessation NOUN
The cessation of something is the stopping of it.
He would not agree to a cessation of hostilities.
Definition of cessation from the Collins English Dictionary
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