armistice
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɑːmɪstɪs/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɑɹmɪstɪs/, /-məstəs/
Noun

armistice (plural armistices)

  1. A (short#Adjective|short) cessation of combat#Noun|combat; a ceasefire, a truce. [from late 17th c.]
  2. A formal agreement, especially between nations, to end#Verb|end combat.
Translations Proper noun
Armistice
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɑːmɪstɪs/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɑɹmɪstɪs/, /-məstəs/
Proper noun
  1. The armistice agreement sign#Verb|signed between the Allies and Germany on 11 November 1918 to end World War I; (by extension) the end of World War I.
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