The IATE term of the week: cease-fire

August 12, 2013 1:08 pm

Every week TermCoord selects a new term from the European Terminology Databank “IATE”, which is related to relevant political and international issues occurring during the week.

This week we have selected the term “cease-fire” with the reference to the current situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. (Read article from BBC News)

 

Definition: temporary stoppage of war, which may also be undertaken as part of a larger negotiated settlement.

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