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Definitions of cessation

  1. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A ceasing or stopping: a rest: a pause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Pause; rest. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. A stop; pause. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. A stop; a pause; a leaving off. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. A ceasing; a stopping; a rest; a pause. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cessation

  1. If Germans were in possession of the mill they would notice the sudden cessation of the noise of the propeller, which they must have heard, and might take warning from the descent of the aeroplane in their neighbourhood. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. Operations were actually commenced; but for want of sufficient capital to erect buildings and stock the farm, the whole operation was paralyzed; and notwithstanding the natural cause of cessation the simple fact of stopping short after having commenced operations, made a very unfavorable impression upon the public mind. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
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