What does standstill mean?

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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. Juergen Stackmann:

    We must learn how to live with the virus, the standstill cannot last longer than summer ... Society and the economy cannot withstand that ... We are preparing ourselves for the moment when it starts again.

  2. Maria Mastoris:

    We are at a standstill until the land swap agreement is finalized with the state and the town.

  3. 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.

  4. Kaisa Group:

    The company will continue its efforts to reach a consensual restructuring of its outstanding debts, the company hopes to enter into standstill agreements with certain of its offshore debt holders as soon as practicable.

  5. Kim Hyun-su:

    Samsung is at a standstill, it's having trouble finding a way to create new demand for its smartphones.

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