truce
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /tɹuːs/ 
  • (America) IPA: /tɹus/
Noun

truce (plural truces)

  1. a period of time in which no fighting takes place due to an agreement between the opposed parties
  2. an agreement between opposed parties in which they pledge to cease fighting for a limited time
    • 1826, Mary Shelley, The Last Man, volume 3, chapter 4
      They should meet that night on some neutral spot to ratify the truce.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: trégua, cessar-fogo
  • Russian: переми́рие



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