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The stopping of a process or activity
“Air traffic has been brought to a halt.”
A suspension of movement or activity, typically a temporary one
“On Monday, May 17, the BSE hit the bottom circuit of 10 per cent, twice leading to a halt in trading by three hours.”
To come to an end
“Striking workers halted production at the auto plant yesterday.”
To show uncertainty about the right course of action
“… she was often confused, halting between the responsibilities of her job and the demands of her home life.”
Bring or come to an abrupt stop
“Thailand's Nation mass media group said Tuesday it has been pressured to halt radio and TV broadcasts of political news and commentaries.”
To stop marching
“The flow of assistance to refugees has virtually halted.”
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