halting halting  /ˈhɔl tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) disabled in the feet or legs
  2. (adj) fragmentary or halting from emotional strain

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And once again the government has announced a package of measures aimed at halting it.
  2. She recently sent a letter out to hundreds of hedge funds berating them for their large fees and for halting client redemptions when funds were down.
  3. The Fed chairman must cool off money growth without halting the recovery The cameras rolled beneath the television lights, and nearly 200 standing onlookers strained to get.

News

  1. Afternoon rain fails to dampen ‘Softball Heaven’

    An early afternoon rainstorm was unsuccessful in halting “Softball Heaven” Friday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Helena Independent Record

  2. Army civilians furloughs begin next month

    A weekly furlough for civilian Army employees at two Coastal Georgia military installations will kick in next month, temporarily halting many services at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield at least one day each week through the end of September.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  3. Drone strikes are real enemy

    Deescalating the "war on terror" by halting the use of tactics such as drone attacks might not bring an end to home-grown radicalization. But Fawaz Gerges says keep disillusioned Muslim teens from taking a violent path.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "Halting contacts with Israel is useless," Abbas said. "On the contrary, we should intensify our contacts and our meetings to stop the suffering of our people."
    on Aug 3, 2004 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Palestine Media Center

  2. "In recent years, several African countries have made dramatic strides in malaria control, but the most affected nations remain off track to reach the goal of halting and reversing the incidence of the disease," Ban said. "We need desperately...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "We are acting and we will continue to act in a way that is painful and effective, that will bring maximum results in terms of halting terror," Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told members of his Kadima Party.
    on Mar 2, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: USA Today

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