Definitions for cessationsɛˈseɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ces•sa•tionsɛˈseɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance:

    a cessation of hostilities.

Origin of cessation:

1350–1400; ME < L cessātiō rest, inactivity =cessā(re) to delay, stop (see cease ) +-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cessation, surcease(noun)

    a stopping

    "a cessation of the thunder"


  1. cessation(Noun)

    A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.

    cessation of war, smoking cessation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cessation(noun)

    a ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war

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stopping or ceasing

the cessation of activities.

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