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Meaning of truce

truce

Pronunciation: (trs), [key]
— n.
  1. a suspension of hostilities for a specified period of time by mutual agreement of the warring parties; cease-fire; armistice.
  2. an agreement or treaty establishing this.
  3. a temporary respite, as from trouble or pain.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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