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armistice
used in War and Peace

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Definition
an agreement to temporarily stop fighting a war — typically to discuss terms of peace
  • Break the armistice immediately and march on the enemy.
    Book Two — 1805 (66% in)
armistice = agreement to temporarily stop fighting a war
  • You command only my advance guard, and have no right to arrange an armistice without my order.
    Book Two — 1805 (66% in)
  • armistice = agreement to temporarily stop fighting a war
  • In June the battle of Friedland was fought, in which the Pavlograds did not take part, and after that an armistice was proclaimed.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (78% in)
  • armistice = agreement to temporarily stop fighting a war
  • Rostov, who felt his friend's absence very much, having no news of him since he left and feeling very anxious about his wound and the progress of his affairs, took advantage of the armistice to get leave to visit Denisov in hospital.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (78% in)
armistice = agreement to temporarily stop fighting a war
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