cease · verb I or T /siːs/Full view
B2 to stop
Dictionary examples:

He ordered his men to cease firing.

The company has decided to cease all UK operations after this year.

She never ceases to amaze me.

Learner example:

I thought the ring was just inside my head, in the dream. But it didn't cease, making me realize it was something else, from outside the room. (First Certificate in English; B2; Portuguese)

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