The fact or process of ending or being brought to an end: the cessation of hostilities a cessation of animal testing of cosmetics
More example sentences
- His work since then has been acknowledged as instrumental in bringing a cessation of hostilities in the North.
- First the agreement of cessation of hostilities must be implemented and implemented successfully.
- Nor was it truly noise, because if it were noise, then it could cease, and that cessation of sound would be silence.
late Middle English: from Latin cessatio(n-), from cessare 'cease'.