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noun [singular] halt pronunciation in American English /hɔlt/
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  1. a temporary or permanent stop in a process
    halt to: He has appealed for a halt to the fighting.
    halt in: an unforeseen halt in road construction
    1. a.
      a temporary or permanent stop in movement
      bring something to a halt: Traffic was brought to a halt by the demonstration.
      come/draw to a halt: The taxi came to a halt outside his front door.
      skid/screech/shudder etc. to a halt: The bus rocked and skidded to a halt.



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