stagnating


stagnating

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  • stagnating — index barren, otiose, stagnant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stagnating — stagnate UK US /stægˈneɪt/ US  /ˈstægneɪt/ verb [I] ECONOMICS ► to stop growing or developing and not show any signs of activity: »The housing market stagnated as rising interest rates squeezed many buyers out of the market. »While the volume of… …   Financial and business terms

  • Stagnating — Stagnate Stag nate (st[a^]g n[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stagnated} ( n[asl]*t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stagnating}.] [L. stagnatus, p. p. of stagnare to stagnate, make stagnant, from stagnum a piece of standing water. See {Stank} a pool, and cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stagnating — stag·nate || stægneɪt v. cease to flow, stop moving; become foul from standing; become inactive or sluggish, stop developing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stagnating infrastructure — infrastructure that has frozen to the point of inactivity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium

  • stagnate — stag‧nate [stægˈneɪt ǁ ˈstægneɪt] verb [intransitive] ECONOMICS if an economy or industry stagnates, it does not grow, or it grows only very slowly: • The construction industry is stagnating and there has been a steep fall in new orders. • a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Opposition to trade unions — comes from a variety of groups in society, and there are many different types of argument on which this opposition is based. Contents 1 Strategic strikes and social disruption 2 Economic effects 2.1 Unemployment …   Wikipedia

  • William H. Starbuck — Infobox Scientist name = William Starbuck image width = 150px caption = birth date = birth date|1934|9|20|mf=y birth place = Portland, Indiana residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = field = Cognitive Psychologist Organizational… …   Wikipedia

  • stagnate — stagnation, n. stagnatory /stag neuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /stag nayt/, v.i., stagnated, stagnating. 1. to cease to run or flow, as water, air, etc. 2. to be or become stale or foul from standing, as a pool of water. 3. to stop developing,… …   Universalium


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