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Word: cessation

Definition: stoppage


Sentences Containing 'cessation'

1981– 1990 With the onset of the great depression, the Governor-General proclaimed the cessation of immigration until further notice, and the next group to arrive were 5000 Jewish refuge families from Germany in 1938.
A complete ceasefire, cessation of hostilities and unimpeded access to humanitarian organisations, particularly to the safe areas and Sarajevo, was demanded.
A dispute between the racing club and the Hutt Park Railway Company in 1904 over the fares being levied by the railway company and a move by the Wellington Racing Club to shift its operations to a new racecourse at Trentham contributed to the cessation of all traffic to this station by 1907.
Act's Cessation and New Act's Important Provisions and Background.
Acupuncture, acupressure, laser therapy and electrostimulation have no demonstrated efficacy for smoking cessation.
After a partial cessation of his sensuous life, the soul of man, or its organs rather, are reinvigorated each day, and his Genius tries again what noble life it can make.
After the cessation of hostilities, the LIR was reduced to cadre strength, before being disbanded in May 1919 at Felixistowe.
Allegedly, pressure from the British motor industry, most notably Jaguar itself, led to the cessation of production of the Doretti.
Among a small coterie of wartime RAAF commanders considered suitable for further senior roles, Charlesworth retained his rank of air commodore following the cessation of hostilities.
Another major point of contention was the cessation of aid to insurgent groups, particularly United States aid to the Contras.
Anselmo remarked the cessation of Lothario's visits, and complained of it to him, saying that if he had known that marriage was to keep him from enjoying his society as he used, he would have never married; and that, if by the thorough harmony that subsisted between them while he was a bachelor they had earned such a sweet name as that of "The Two Friends," he should not allow a title so rare and so delightful to be lost through a needless anxiety to act circumspectly; and so he entreated him, if such a phrase was allowable between them, to be once more master of his house and to come in and go out as formerly, assuring him that his wife Camilla had no other desire or inclination than that which he would wish her to have, and that knowing how sincerely they loved one another she was grieved to see such coldness in him.
As a result, I am hereby giving you notice that the cessation of services to our partners and subscribers and the complete shut down of our network will commence today."
Death is a cessation from the impression of the senses, the tyranny of the passions, the errors of the mind, and the servitude of the body.
Gull's paper related the symptoms and changed appearance of a Miss B: ""After the cessation of the catamenial period, became insensibly more and more languid, with general increase of bulk ...
He was a tearful boy, and broke into such deplorable lamentations, when a cessation of our connexion was hinted at, that we were obliged to keep him.
He was aided by the cessation of the industrial crisis as the American Civil War came to an end, by the apparent closing of the Roman question by the convention of September 15, which guaranteed to the papal states the protection of Italy, and finally by the treaty of October 30, 1864, which temporarily put an end to the crisis of the Schleswig-Holstein question.
His life was unmarked by any external event except the loss of sight which occurred in 1627, while he was preaching the Lenten course at Rouen, but this caused no cessation in his work.
His work was entitled: 'The Blessed Bernard Tolomei Interceding for the Cessation of the Plague in Siena' (1735).
However, at the cessation of hostilities Club was never reformed.
If in none of these, then neither in the ending and consummation of thy whole life, which is also but a cessation and change.
In 1922, the bridge was freed from tolls but it is believed that even after cessation of tolls, the retired toll keeper, a Mr Green and his daughter who lived there, continued to protect the restored bridge by dissuading drivers of heavy vehicles from crossing.
In response to the unanimous passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 on March 17, Gaddafi—who had previously vowed to "show no mercy" to the rebels of Benghazi—announced an immediate cessation of military activities, yet reports came in that his forces continued shelling Misrata.
In time this began a move towards military cessation.
Internationally, he believes in the immediate cessation of speculation in currencies ("breaking down the function of money as commodity, and redirecting funds on use-values"), the cancellation of the debt of the Global South ("breaking the back of the value function" of money) and the redirecting the "vast reservoir of mainly phony value" to reparations and "ecologically sound development".
It was not a single event but a long transition, including the cessation of touring in 1966, and the death of their manager, Brian Epstein, in 1967, meaning the Beatles were personally involved in financial and legal conflicts.
Mountain Trade and Development Bank was founded in August 2010, five and one half years after the cessation of hostilities between South Sudan and Sudan and the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in Naivasha, Kenya.
Of an operation and of a purpose there is an ending, or of an action and of a purpose we say commonly, that it is at an end: from opinion also there is an absolute cessation, which is as it were the death of it.
Rattray explained the cessation of his contract with éS in a May 2013 interview: I rode for éS and look how amazingly well that worked out; pro careers plonked on the chopping block by some teddy-baker-shirt-wearing financial consultant with an MBA.
Reducing weight by 7% through a low-fat diet and performing 150 minutes of exercise a week is the goal. The ADA guidelines recommend modest weight loss (5-10% body weight), moderate-intensity exercise (30 minutes daily), and smoking cessation.
Since the cessation of waste disposal operations in 1995, Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority and the charitable trust Groundwork Wirral have undertaken environmental restoration works to landscape the site.
The "hard times "of 1873-4 came on, and that fact was given as a reason for cessation of the enterprise, which has never been resumed.
The agreement, signed on August 7, called for the cessation of outside aid and support to insurgent forces but allowed the continuation of such aid to government forces.
The conference ended with a signed agreement calling for the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops in exchange for the cessation of armed confrontation.
The Emperor Constans II intervened at this point, and granted them an Imperial mandate to establish themselves in the Palace as the City of Spalatum, which imposed upon the Slavs a cessation of further hostilities through diplomatic arrangements.
The last to be released, a German-American, remained imprisoned until 1948 at Ellis Island, three and a half years after the cessation of hostilities against Germany.
The Ministry of Health funds public health promotions such as smoking cessation and immunisation programmes [http://www.immunise.moh.govt.nz/], as part of the "New Zealand Primary Health Strategy" will move towards funding universal access to primary care services for New Zealand citizens.
The reason given for their cessation was that they did not satisfy public demand and that people preferred to solidify their atheism with study.
The Royal Navy has been responsible for training the fledgling Iraqi Navy and securing Iraq's oil terminals following the cessation of hostilities in the country.
The stillness consequent on the cessation of the rumbling and laboring of the coach, added to the stillness of the night, made it very quiet indeed.
There was no cessation, but the regular moment's pause, in the utterance of these sounds.''
This system can monitor the strain-dependent extensional viscosity, as well as stress decay following flow cessation.
VMF-312 continued to operate from Kadena Air Base on Okinawa until the cessation of hostilities.
While the JNA claimed it requested a cessation of the fire only to be refused by the defenders of the police station, Croatian sources claim the JNA demanded the unconditional surrender of the police and the ZNG, and were refused by the Croatian force.
While the JNA reported there were no Croatian policemen or ZNG troops captured alive, contradicting its own report stating that the Croatian force located outside the police station accepted cessation of hostilities, the Croatian sources claim that those who surrendered were killed after their capture.
With the cessation of commercial mining in 1910, the town began to decline.

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::: abut - border upon; adjoin
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: remnant - remainder
::: illicit - illegal
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit
::: interminable - endless
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts