Cessation (noun)

  1. The act of stopping or ceasing something.
  2. The state of being ended or terminated.
  3. The temporary discontinuation of a process or activity.

Origin:

Derived from the latin verb 'cessare' meaning to stop or cease, the term 'cessation' has been in use since the 16th century.

Examples:

  1. The cessation of hostilities between the two countries was a historic moment.
  2. The cessation of funding for the program was a major setback for its supporters.
  3. The cessation of the strike was a victory for the workers and management.
  4. The cessation of the experiment was due to lack of funding.
  5. The cessation of the policy was seen as a sign of changing times.
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