temporary halt

See: moratorium
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I saw then that I must fight, yet still I hated to slay them, and it was only as a final resort that I dropped two of them with my rifle, bringing the others to a temporary halt. Again, I appealed to them to desist.
It was the first American loss of life in spaceflight, and since the United States was determined to do nothing more until the causes of the tragedy were worked out and measures were taken to prevent a repetition, the American space effort ground to a temporary halt.
When the birth of her son brought a temporary halt to her acting, Miss Skinner tried her hand at humorous writing.
Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labours Shadow Health Secretary, responding to news that NHS Improvement has ordered a temporary halt to the introduction of new NHS Subsidiary Companies which have threatened thousands of NHS jobs, said:
Bad weather causes temporary halt of maritime traffic at Shuaiba port KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Ports Authority on Thursday put a temporary stop to maritime navigation at Shuaiba port due to dusty weather conditions in the country.
will intensify combat against the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan during the Kabul government's temporary halt to attacks on the Taliban, senior U.S.
9 (ANI): Imposing a temporary halt on the long-pending Android-iOS battle, a study recently revealed that users of the former have higher loyalty than those of the latter.
"The Government will respond with more and better use of national security communications." The revelation came as PM Theresa May ordered a temporary halt to planned defence cuts.
TWO Russian soldiers and a Syrian journalist have been injured as mortar rounds struck one of the exit corridors designated for the evacuation of rebels and residents from eastern Aleppo during a temporary halt in fighting.
Army Corps of Engineers, which approved the project in July, said it does not oppose the temporary halt in construction work, (http://bigstory.ap.org/article/4db2577ce57a4e3dac088317817e4526/corps-wont-oppose-tribes-request-stop-work-pipeline) reportedly telling the court that "the public interest would be served by preserving peace."
Following the accident, then-prime minister Ibrahim Mehleb issued a series of decisions, including the temporary halt of any activity by barges in Cairo from sunset to sunrise until further notice.
He admitted that the negotiations process came to a temporary halt, but we are not hopeless in this regard.

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