[ US /ˈtɹus/ ]
[ UK /tɹˈuːs/ ]
  1. a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
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How To Use truce In A Sentence

  • There was an uneasy truce between Alex and Dave over dinner.
  • An uneasy truce has broken out in the coffee shop cybersquatting war.
  • That truce may be temporary. Times, Sunday Times
  • When the ‘toddlers' truce’ was lifted the search was on for programmes to pack the vacant hour; Twizzle helped fill the vacuum.
  • So much for the truce, painstakingly pieced together by Bill Clinton and his unique brand of insomnia diplomacy.
  • It has been assumed by some people, especially those with an interest in discrediting George Marshall and the Truman administration, that this truce prevented Chiang from conquering Manchuria .
  • Without a political settlement any truce in Bosnia remains precarious.
  • The fragile truce between rival rebel factions in the Solomon Islands came under threat after a third rebel group entered the conflict.
  • Shortly afterwards the brothers effected an uneasy truce and reunited. Times, Sunday Times
  • That in forming a line of forts behind our co fu as to obtain at Icaft a truce for both parties, was at leifure to acv-umularr treafi: re, and railc forces which he pur - pufcd to have cin {; luyed in a dclign of fettling for The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His Lives of the Poets
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