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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharmisticear‧mi‧stice /ˈɑːmɪstɪs $ ˈɑːrm-/ noun [countable]  WARan agreement to stop fightingceasefire, truce
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armisticeSince the 1953 armistice the two sides have never signed a peace treaty.After tortuous negotiations, Bunche arranged for armistice agreements among all the parties.President Chissano had offered an immediate armistice, but this had been turned down by the rebel leader.The next day no one talked of anything but the armistice, speculating on what was going to happen.And when it has come, the armistice will begin, and the hostages on both sides will be freed.The Allies, however, had no intention of letting the armistice arrangements slide by default into a full-blown peace.In 1918 he chaired a war memorials committee and organized nationwide pyrotechnic displays in celebration of the armistice.
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