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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An agreement to stop fighting while peace treaties are considered.

Usage examples (39)
  • The leaders of both countries agreed to the armistice.
  • An armistice is a cessation; it leaves to a peace agreement the actual setting of borders and boundaries.
  • These efforts resulted in armistice agreements between the new state of Israel and four of its Arab neighbours:
  • Senator William Jenner of Indiana called the armistice the "last tribute to appeasement." for more
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