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armistice vs. treaty
[ ahr-muh-stis ]
- a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: World War I ended with the armistice of 1918.
[ tree-tee ]
- a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.
- the formal document embodying such an international agreement.
- any agreement or compact.