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.


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


  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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