standdown

Definitions of standdown
  1. noun
    (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
    synonyms: stand-down
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    type of:
    stop, stoppage
    the act of stopping something
  2. noun
    a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
    synonyms: stand-down
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    type of:
    abeyance, suspension
    temporary cessation or suspension
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