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limbo

noun uk   /ˈlɪm.bəʊ/  us   /-boʊ/

limbo noun (UNCERTAINTY)

[U] an uncertain situation that you cannot control and in which there is no progress or improvement: Until we have official permission to go ahead with the plans we're in limbo.

limbo noun (DANCE)

the limbo a dance from the West Indies in which the dancer bends backwards to go under a low bar that is made lower each time he or she goes under it
Translations of “limbo”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不確定, 懸而未決, 停滯不前…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不确定, 悬而未决, 停滞不前…
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