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English definition of “stable”

stable

adjective  /ˈsteɪ·bəl/ us  

stable adjective (FIXED)

firmly fixed or not likely to move or change: Don’t climb the ladder until you’re sure it’s stable. She’s in the hospital in stable condition. The country needs a stable government that is free of corruption.

stable

noun [C]  /ˈsteɪ·bəl/ us  

stable noun [C] (BUILDING)

a building in which horses or cattle are kept: The horses in the stable have plenty of straw.
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