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pull the plug

Vox populi
verb
(1) A popular term meaning to withdraw nutritional support and ventilation from a patient in a persistent vegetative states.
(2) In the common parlance, pulling the plug refers to the precipitate disruption of electron flow from a power grid to an electrical device in use or on standby, by abrupt application of a lateral counter-force from a mutually positioned female receptacle.
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de-escalate

(dē-ĕs′kă-lāt″)
To defuse a potentially dangerous interaction between two or more individuals.
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The de-escalation zone is currently home to some four million civilians, including hundreds of thousands displaced in recent years by regime forces from throughout the war-weary country.
However, regime forces have been launching several attacks in the de-escalation zone, thereby violating the truce terms.
He warned that the situation in the de-escalation zone Idlib had continued to worsen over the past day.
Conflict resolution/management, defusing, talk down, and crisis resolution are terms with which many people are familiar and are actually forms of de-escalation. TJC (2019) describes de-escalation as "a combination of strategies, techniques and methods intended to reduce a patient's agitation and aggression" (p.
In his keynote address, Strategic Plans Division (SPD) adviser and former ambassador Zamir Akram said 'de-escalation is only possible once both adversaries have a common interest in de-escalation' and that unilateral steps would not work.
He emphasised that de-escalation was only possible once both adversaries had a common interest in de-escalation and unilateral measures aimed at de-escalation would not work.
"If there is de-escalation with the return of this [Indian] pilot, Pakistan is willing to consider this," Qureshi said.
To limit the emergence of resistance, international guidelines recommend that antimicrobial therapy should be discontinued or narrowed according to the identity of the specific pathogens and their susceptibility to specific antibiotics, which is termed as de-escalation. Currently, literatures regarding the de-escalation therapy are mainly focused on VAP and sepsis,[5],[6] and the results have shown that de-escalation therapy is a safe strategy without increasing the mortality.
The fourth round of those talks in May 2017 produced a memorandum of understanding on de-escalation zones in Syria, sharply reducing fighting in the country.
The United States will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a designated de-escalation zone in the country's south-west, the State Department said on Thursday.
This study assesses the effectiveness of training in prevention, de-escalation and management of violence in healthcare settings.
Syria's de-escalation zones will be high on the agenda, but Russia's recent attacks inside them has undermined their credibility