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halt

1. noun stop, pause 2. noun on railway line 3. verb 4. interjection
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1 noun stop, pause stad masc4  c m ustop masc4  c m ushe continued on after a momentary halt lean sí uirthi i ndiaidh stad beag a dhéanamhthey want a halt to the fighting tá siad ag iarraidh go gcuirfí stop leis an trodaíochtthe halt in trading won't last long ní mhairfidh an sos trádála i bhfadit brought production to a halt chuir sé an táirgeadh ina stadthe train pulled to a halt stad an traeinthe van skidded to a halt sciorr an veain gur stop síthe bus screeched to a halt stop an bus agus gach scréach as 2 noun on railway line stad masc4  c m u
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3 verb
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uI halted and looked back stad mé agus d'amharc mé ar mo chúlshe halted in her tracks sheas sí in áit na mbonn, stop sí den siúl
TRANSITIVEstad verb  c m ustop verb  c m ustad a chur lestop a chur lethe judge halted the trial stad an breitheamh an triail, chuir an breitheamh stop leis an triailhe was halted in his tracks baineadh siar as, baineadh stangadh as
4 interjectionstad  c m u'Halt!' he shouted at the soldiers. 'Stadaigí!' a d'fhógair sé ar na saighdiúirí.
phrases

to call a halt to sth

deireadh a chur le rudcríoch a chur le rudstop a chur le rudshe called a halt to the meeting chuir sí deireadh leis an gcruinniú

the halt and the lame

literary or humorous na mairtínigh agus na bacaigh

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