cease and desist
Verb
  1. (legal) To stop and not resume an action.
    We are told to cease and desist or we will cease to exist.
Translations
  • French: cessez et renoncez
  • German: hören Sie auf und verzichten Sie
  • Italian: cessi e cessi
  • Portuguese: cessar
  • Russian: прекрати́те и воздержи́тесь
  • Spanish: cese y renuncie
Noun

cease and desist

  1. (legal, mostly, attributive) A demanding that one cease and desist from continuing certain behavior, such as copyright infringement, trademark infringement, slander, or libel.
    a cease-and-desist letter; a cease-and-desist order



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