Definitions for stagnation
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stagnation, stagnancy, doldrums(noun)
a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
The general concern about industrial stagnation inspired an overhaul of the patent system.
being stagnant; being without circulation
Factors known to encourage the growth of harmful bacteria inside cooling systems include the stagnation of the water.
Origin: From stagnatus, past participle of stagno, from stagnum
the condition of being stagnant; cessation of flowing or circulation, as of a fluid; the state of being motionless; as, the stagnation of the blood; the stagnation of water or air; the stagnation of vapors
the cessation of action, or of brisk action; the state of being dull; as, the stagnation of business
Origin: [Cf. F. stagnation.]
Translations for stagnation
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- estancament, estacamentCatalan, Valencian
- Stagnierung, StagnationGerman
- pysähtyneisyys, jähmettyminen, lamaantuminen, pysähtyminen, seisominen, lamaantuneisuusFinnish
- 沈滞, 不振Japanese
- nemișcare, stagnareRomanian
- вялость, стагнация, застойRussian
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