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halt (n):
an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
Samples
a halt in the arms race.
a nuclear freeze

Related Words: freeze
halt (n):
the event of something ending
Samples
it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
Related Words: stop
halt (n):
the state of inactivity following an interruption
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the negotiations were in arrest.
held them in check.
during the halt he got some lunch.
the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow.
he spent the entire stop in his seat

Related Words: checkstopstoppage
halt (v):
stop the flow of a liquid
Samples
staunch the blood flow.
stem the tide
halt (v):
cause to stop
Samples
Halt the engines.
Arrest the progress.
halt the presses

Related Words: arresthold
halt (v):
come to a halt, stop moving
Samples
the car stopped.
She stopped in front of a store window

Related Words: stop
halt (v):
stop from happening or developing
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Block his election.
Halt the process

Related Words: blockstop
halt (s):
disabled in the feet or legs
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a crippled soldier.
a game leg

Related Words: gamegimpylame
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A friend in need is a friend indeed

Dost kara günde belli olur.
A friend who helps when one is in trouble is a real friend.


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