HyperDic: cessation

English > 1 sense of the word cessation:
NOUNeventcessation, surceasea stopping
cessation > pronunciation
Soundsseh.sey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > cessation: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA stopping.
Example"a cessation of the thunder"
Synonymsurcease
Narrowerlegal separation, separation(law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement / agreement or under a court order)
Broaderstop, haltThe event of something ending
Spanishcesación, cese, detención, suspención, término
Catalancessació, cessament, suspensió
Verbsceaseput an end to a state or an activity

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