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Meaning of STANDSTILL

Pronunciation:  'stand`stil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an interruption of normal activity
  2. [n]  a situation in which no progress can be made; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
 

STANDSTILL is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: deadlock, impasse, stalemate, stand, tie-up
 
 See Also: arrest, check, halt, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stop, stoppage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stand"still`\, n.
A standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a
state or rest.

 

 

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