standstill

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noun stand·still \-ˌstil\

Definition of standstill

  1. :  a state characterized by absence of motion or of progress :  stop <brought traffic to a standstill>

Examples of standstill in a sentence

  1. The accident brought traffic to a standstill.

  2. <battled each other to a standstill>

1702

First Known Use of standstill

1702



STANDSTILL Defined for English Language Learners

standstill

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noun stand·still \-ˌstil\

Definition of standstill for English Language Learners

  • : a state in which all activity or motion is stopped


STANDSTILL Defined for Kids

standstill

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noun stand·still \ˈstand-ˌstil\

Definition of standstill for Students

  1. :  the condition of not being active or busy :  stop <Business was at a standstill.>


Medical Dictionary

standstill

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noun stand·still \ˈstand-ˌstil\

Medical Definition of standstill

  1. :  a state characterized by absence of motion or of progress :  arrest <cardiac standstill>



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