1A temporary suspension of fighting; a truce: the latest ceasefire seems to be holding [as modifier]: a ceasefire agreement
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- War with people who break their ceasefire agreements is the default position.
- Amid great excitement, the government and rebels reached a ceasefire agreement at the beginning of last year.
- The Good Friday 1998 power sharing agreement led to a ceasefire by most of the paramilitary organisations.
1.1An order or signal to stop fighting.
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