truce - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/truːs/
singulartruce
pluraltruces
  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