Cessation



a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance:
a cessation of hostilities.
noun
a ceasing or stopping; discontinuance; pause: temporary cessation of hostilities
n.

mid-15c., cessacyoun “interruption, abdication,” from Latin cessationem (nominative cessatio) “a delaying, ceasing, tarrying,” noun of action from past participle stem of cessare “delay” (see cease (n.)).

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