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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcessationces‧sa‧tion /seˈseɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal  STOP DOING somethingSTOP HAPPENINGa pause or stopceasecessation of a cessation of hostilities (=when the fighting stops in a war)
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cessationThe uplift of a sedimentary pile undergoing maturation is likely to have the effect of leading to a cessation of hydrocarbon generation.Karadzic and Mladic are biding their time, bowing for the moment to a cessation of fighting.Weight reduction, purine restriction, and cessation of ethanol use should be accomplished.The probability of smoking cessation increased by 40% if a person smoked less than 10 cigarettes per day.A joint communiqué issued after the meetings was couched in general terms and did not refer to the cessation of hostilities.Menopausal women sometimes complain that with the cessation of ovarian function their femaleness is being stripped from them.This led to a wider cessation of hostilities, although it was never formalized.cessation ofa temporary cessation of nuclear tests
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