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stop

verb abandon, abolish, arrest, bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, brake, break off, bring to a close, bring to a standstill, bring to naught, cease, check, choke, clog, close, come to a standstill, conclude, counteract, countermand, crush, cut short, dam up, delay, desist, detain, deter, die away, disallow, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, foil, forbear, forbid, forestall, freeze, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, inhibere, interrupt, lapse, lay an embargo on, leave off, obstruct, occlude, pause, plug, preclude, prevent, prohibere, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, render impassable, repress, rest, restrain, silence, sojourn, stall, stanch, stay, stem, stifle, stopper, stopple, stymie, suppress, suspend, tarry, terminate, thwart, ward off, wipe out, withdraw from
Associated concepts: stop and frisk
See also: abandon, abate, adjourn, balk, ban, bar, barrier, block, blockade, cease, cessation, check, clog, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, contain, debar, defeat, delay, desist, destination, desuetude, detain, deter, deterrence, discontinuance, discontinue, disqualify, disrupt, dissolve, dwell, embargo, encumbrance, end, enjoin, estop, expiration, expire, finality, finish, forbear, forbid, forestall, forgo, halt, hesitate, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interrupt, interruption, keep, kill, lapse, leave, lock, lodge, lull, moratorium, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, occlude, oppose, palliate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, quash, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, reprieve, reside, resist, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restrict, shut, stall, stay, stem, stifle, strangle, suppress, suspend, terminate, termination, thwart, withstand
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If they effect a stop in an open area that has no shelter, officers should know the location of the nearest one available.
The effect of lubricant-free dust stops is also analyzed concerning the reduction of oil disposal.
Against the suttle Mermayds songue" closely resembles Anripholus's "I'll stop mine ears against the mermaid's song" -- so closely, in fact, that we might well regard it as the model for Shakespeare's line.
The stop, ostensibly for speeding, should not take long, he reasons, as the highway patrol officer walks cautiously toward the Explorer.
If passed, the law would require police officers to report the driver's race; the offense for which he or she was stopped; how long the car was detained; and whether a ticket was issued, the car was searched, or any illegal goods or weapons were found when the traffic stop was made.
Then, Renteria recalls, "I turned around and left, and [the agent] said, |Hey, you better stop before I beat you up so bad you're not going to be able to move.
By preloading of the springs via a nut, the surface pressure can easily be adjusted individually for each dust stop.
Like Chief Bratton, we are skeptical that any real sense can be made of such data unless every single stop were videotaped and analyzed.
Primarily, agencies must ensure that they collect enough data over a specific period of time to adequately appraise the circumstances surrounding the types of stops that their officers make.
Most cases focus on stops to search of contraband in vehicles, but the tentacles of the misconduct reach into every aspect of life for the targeted motorist.
An additional field trial of 75 solar bus stops in central London, Kingston and Richmond in 2004.
Amtrak buses are stopping at the station in Newhall, rather than at a street stop near the Golden State Freeway, on the route that connects in Bakersfield with trains traveling between the Central Valley and Northern California.