Definition of Ceasefire

1. Noun. In warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose. (Typically only temporary). ¹



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Definition of Ceasefire

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Ceasefire

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1. From Civil Strife to Civil Society: Civil and Military Responsibilities in by William Maley, Charles J. G. Sampford, Ramesh Chandra Thakur (2003)
"All in all, having a ceasefire in place is quite desirable before ... Obtaining a ceasefire may be particularly problematic in disrupted states. ..."

2. "My Gun Was As Tall As Me": Child Soldiers in Burma by Kevin Heppner, Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2002)
"Shan State Army (SSA), also known as SSA-North: Estimated armed strength 1000-1500 operating in northern Shan State, made a ceasefire agreement in 1991 ..."

3. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"Polisario and Moroccan forces fought intermittently from 1975 to 1991, when a ceasefire went into effect and the UN peacekeeping force, MINURSO, ..."

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