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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 停止 (teishi)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 停止 (teishi)

Kana: ていし
Kanji: 停止
Romaji: teishi

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: suspension, interruption, stoppage, ban, standstill, halt, hang-up, deadlock, stalemate, abeyance, suspension of music, dance, etc. as a sign of mourning for a prominent person
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

翌日、戦闘員たちはこれに同意し、攻撃を停止した。
yokujitsu, sentouintachi wa kore ni doui shi, kougeki o teishi shita.
The next day the militants agreed. The fighting stopped.

上院のあらゆる議事は全会一致の同意によって進められるため、どの議員でも無制限に討論を続ける権利を行使して次の議事に移ることを拒否すれば、手続きを停止に追い込むことができる。
jouin no arayuru giji wa zenkai itchi no doui ni yotte susumerareru tame, dono giin demo museigen ni touron o tsuzukeru kenri o koushi shite tsugi no giji ni utsuru koto o kyohi sureba, tetsuzuki o teishi ni oikomu koto ga dekiru.
Because all Senate business is conducted by unanimous consent, any senator can bring proceedings to a halt by exercising his right to unlimited debate and refusing to move on to the next order of business.

停止 (teishi)

私は、我々の決議案はロシアの停戦決議案を包含するが、カダフィが進攻停止を拒否した時には強力な対応を認めなければならないと説明した。
watashi wa, wareware no ketsugian wa roshia no teisen ketsugian o hougan suru ga, kadafi ga shinkou teishi o kyohi shita toki ni wa kyouryoku na taiou o mitomenakereba naranai to setsumei shita.
I explained that our resolution would incorporate the Russian proposal for a cease-fire, but that it had to also authorize a forceful response if Qaddafi refused to stop his advance.

私はショックを受け、彼を気の毒に思い、自身の選挙運動を事実上一ヶ月停止した。
watashi wa shokku o uke, kare o ki no doku ni omoi, jishin no senkyo undou o jijitsujou ikkagetsu teishi shita.
I was shocked and saddened for him, and effectively suspended my campaign for a month.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 停止 (tíngzhǐ)
Korean: 정지 (jeongji)

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