English to Afrikaans Meaning :: truce

wapenstilstand
Truce :
skietstilstand
- skietstilstandtruces
 

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Noun(1) a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

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(1) They are relatively united behind the current policy - but essentially it's a fragile truce .(2) But then the truce is broken and one of the villagers may have to venture out of the community and into the outside world.(3) Even when some of his friends recognised the peace as only a truce he remained cheerfully confident that it would be lasting.(4) While this war has not ended, until quite recently a reasonable truce prevailed.(5) Both sides accuse each other of violating the truce agreement signed last year.(6) The government ordered its troops to crush the rebels after they walked out of a peace process and broke a truce last month.(7) He may be hardening to win over militants who have balked at formalising a de facto truce .(8) the guerrillas called a three-day truce(9) This treaty was a temporary truce in the Anglo-French conflict in India and North America.(10) There were negotiations and truces and still more fighting.(11) Civil war continued, punctuated by innumerable truces and lulls.(12) Gangs make alliances, keep delicate truces or live as sworn enemies with each other.(13) The narrative sources in particular are full of accounts of embassies and special meetings to arrange truces or conclude peace between warring bands.(14) No Greek state was allowed to fight during the truces proclaimed for the celebration of the Olympic and other Panhellenic Games.(15) There have been truces , temporary remissions, and zones of peace - but so long as anarchy prevails, there can be no end to the possibility of war.(16) Peacekeeping operations are designed to monitor and facilitate implementation of existing truces or cease-fires and support diplomatic efforts to reach long-term political settlements.
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(1) call a truce ::
bel 'n wapenstilstand
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Noun
2. armistice ::
wapenstilstand
4. peace ::
vrede
5. entente ::
Entente
6. respite ::
uitstel
7. lull ::
stilte
8. letup ::
onderbreking
Different Forms
truce, truces
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