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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action; A suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : a stand-down for the Christmas holidays
  • His stand-down of Ickes this morning was SPECTACULAR!
  • The stand-down comes at a difficult time for the Army.
  • The stand-down is routine after an incident like that. for more
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