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moribund

adjective uk   /ˈmɒr.ɪ.bʌnd/ us    /ˈmɔːr-/ formal disapproving
(especially of an organization or business) not active or successful: How can the Trade Department be revived from its present moribund state?Passive and not workingStarting, succeeding and failing in business
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