ceasefire noun

ADJ. complete | immediate | unilateral

VERB + CEASEFIRE call for, demand, order The UN has passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire. | achieve, secure | agree (to), declare, sign | broker, negotiate | call A 24-hour ceasefire was called to allow the distribution of aid. | observe | break, violate

CEASEFIRE + VERB come/go into effect | hold, last There are concerns that the ceasefire might not hold.

CEASEFIRE + NOUN agreement, terms

PREP. ~ between a ceasefire between the government and the rebels

PHRASES a violation of a ceasefire