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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstillnoun

    a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

    "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

  2. stand, standstill, tie-upnoun

    an interruption of normal activity


  1. standstillnoun

    complete immobility; halt

    The wreck brought traffic to a standstill for hours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Standstillnoun

    a standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a state or rest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of standstill in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of standstill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of standstill in a Sentence

  1. Ingrid Latorre:

    Now, my focus is really going to be on my case, it's at a little bit of a standstill.

  2. Surender Singh:

    It will not be possible at the moment. It would require a whole lot of changes at the airport itself, with hundreds of passengers lined up at Delhi airport, 100 percent checking of everybody and it would come to a standstill.

  3. Both Midstates:

    While SandRidge has offered a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) to Midstates, it would require Midstates to enter into a standstill, which is an unusual requirement for a party that has made a public offer.

  4. Junko Nishioka:

    Private consumption is especially weak. The economy is at a standstill, it's a matter of time before the BOJ and the government will take additional stimulus measures.

  5. Andreas Tostmann:

    The restart of Europe's biggest car factory after weeks of standstill is an important symbol for our employees, our dealers, suppliers, the German economy and for Europe.

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