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detener in English:

1. halt halt

The traffic ground to a halt.
The blue sports car came to a screeching halt.
As the train came to a halt, all of the passengers wondered what was happening.
The car dove into the field and, after bumping along for a time, came to a halt.
All traffic was brought to a halt because of the accident.
The snow brought public transport to a halt.
After business came to a halt, many bathhouses added new facilities, such as saunas and exercise equipment, in an effort to attract customers.
They were unanimous that the war should be brought to a halt.

English word "detener"(halt) occurs in sets:

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2. to detain to detain

English word "detener"(to detain) occurs in sets:

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3. to stop to stop

English word "detener"(to stop) occurs in sets:

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