cessation cessation  /ˌsɛ ˈseɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a stopping

Usage(s):

  1. That could lead to improved and individualized smoking-cessation drugs and programs, which are currently successful only 25% of the time.
  2. Complete cessation of raids, round-ups, and operations involving killing and destruction.
  3. All received information about smoking-cessation programs.

News

  1. Congo delays end to Rwandan refugee status

    GOMA, Congo (AP) — The government of Congo says it will not immediately apply a cessation clause ending refugee status for more than 120,000 Rwandans who fled to Congo after the 1994 Rwandan genocide, and are still there.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Congo's government will not end Rwandan refugees' status immediately

    GOMA, Congo — The government of Congo says it will not immediately apply a cessation clause ending refugee status for more than 120,000 Rwandans who fled to Congo after that country's 1994 Rwandan genocide, and are still there.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. SLM-AW distances itself from SRF proposal for cessation of hostilities

    The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid Al-Nur distanced itself from an offer by the coalition of rebel groups, Sudanese Revolutionary Front to sign a humanitarian cessation of hostilities with Khartoum.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

Quotes

  1. "We had hoped that the Israeli announcement would be matched by total cessation of hostilities and the immediate withdrawal of Israeli forces from Gaza," said Saeb Erekat, a top aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Hamas' bitter rival...
    on Jan 17, 2009 By: Saeb Erekat Source: USA Today

  2. "There is momentum in these discussions," Regev told the Associated Press Television News. "We are hopeful that a deal will be based on a total cessation of Hamas fire into Israel and an arms embargo to prevent Hamas from rearming is close...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Mark Regev Source: USA Today

  3. Brown added: "We recognise that the cessation of rocket attacks and the control of arms trafficking are vital to the security of the people of Israel and Israel has the right to be secure within its own borders."
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: AFP

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