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noun [countable]     truce pronunciation in American English
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  1. an agreement between two people or groups involved in a war, fight, or disagreement to stop it for a period of time

    At least 750 people have died since the truce ended.

    call a truce (=agree to stop fighting or arguing):

    They should call a truce while negotiations are given a chance.

    1. a.
      a period of time when there is a truce
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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