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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: truce /truːs/ 
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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.

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