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Definition 1: (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for stand-down in the sense of this definition

(stand-down is a kind of ...) the act of stopping something

"the third baseman made some remarkable stops" "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"

(stand-down belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for stand-down in the sense of this definition

(stand-down is a kind of ...) temporary cessation or suspension

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