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Definition of cessation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cessation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//seˈseɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seˈseɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
 
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the stopping of something; a pause in something Mexico called for an immediate cessation of hostilities. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin cessatio(n-), from cessare ‘cease’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cessation