cessation

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temporary cessation or suspension abeyance , suspension
cessation of lactation ablactation
(zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period aestivation , estivation
transient cessation of respiration apnea
breathing, temporary absence or cessation of apnea
time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something break , intermission , interruption , pause , suspension
cessation of normal operation breakdown , equipment failure
cessation of practice disuse
cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals hibernation
(law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order) legal separation , separation
menstruation cessation menopause
cessation of menstruation in a woman who had previously menstruated secondary amenorrhea
cessation of activity stall
cessation of something stoppage
temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia suspended animation
cessation of hostilities truce
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