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halt /hɔ:lt/
  • danh từ
    • sự tạm nghỉ, sự tạm dừng lại (trong lúc đang đi...)
      • to come to a halt: tạm dừng lại
      • to call a halt: ra lệnh ngừng lại
    • (ngành đường sắt) ga xép
    • nội động từ
      • dừng chân, nghỉ chân
      • ngoại động từ
        • cho dừng lại; bắt dừng lại
        • danh từ
          • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) sự đi khập khiễng, sự đi tập tễnh
          • nội động từ
            • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) đi khập khiễng, đi tập tễnh
            • đi ngập ngừng
            • ngập ngừng, lưỡng lự, do dự
              • to halt between two opinions: lưỡng lự giữa hai ý kiến
            • què quặt, không chỉnh (lý luận, của thơ...)
            • tính từ
              • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) què, khập khểnh, tập tễnh
            Concise Dictionary
            +the state of inactivity following an interruption
            +the event of something ending
            +an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
            +cause to stop
            +come to a halt, stop moving
            +stop from happening or developing
            +stop the flow of a liquid
            +disabled in the feet or legs
            Thesaurus Dictionary
            1 stop, standstill, end, termination, close, stoppage, cessation:
            We must call a halt to absenteeism in the factory.
            2 stop, quit, end, terminate, cease, check, curb, stem, discontinue, desist, bring or come or draw to an end or close, put an end or stop to, conclude, shut or close down or up:
            We halted when we came to the river. The guerrillas halted the armoured column at the pass.
            Advanced English Dictionary
            verb, noun
            + verb
            to stop; to make sb/sth stop: [V] She walked towards him and then halted. + 'Halt!' the Major ordered (= used as a command to soldiers). + [VN] The police were halting traffic on the parade route. + The trial was halted after the first week.
            Idioms see TRACK n.
            + noun
            1 [sing.] an act of stopping the movement or progress of sb/sth: Work came to a halt when the machine broke down. + The thought brought her to an abrupt halt. + The car skidded to a halt. + Strikes have led to a halt in production. + They decided it was time to call a halt to the project (= stop it officially).
            2 [C] (BrE) a small railway station in the country that has a platform but no buildings
            Idioms see GRIND v.
            Collocation Dictionary


            abrupt, sudden
            The bus came to an abrupt halt outside the school.
            | grinding, shuddering
            The strike brought the capital city to a grinding halt.
            | temporary | immediate

            VERB + HALT

            come to, draw to, grind to, jolt to, lurch to, scream to, screech to, shudder to, skid to, slide to, slither to
            The economy seems to be grinding to a halt. The car skidded to a halt just inches from the river.
            | bring sth to
            Production was brought to a temporary halt when power supplies failed.
            | call
            Scientists have decided to call a halt to the tests.
            | call for, demand


            ~ in
            a halt in nuclear testing
            | ~ to
            The protesters are calling for a halt to the export of live animals.

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