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stationary

adjective uk   /ˈsteɪ.ʃən.ər.i/ us    /-ʃə.ner-/
not moving, or not changing: a stationary car/train The traffic got slower and slower until it was stationary. The rate of inflation has been stationary for several months.
Translations of “stationary”
in Korean 정지된, 움직이지 않는…
in Arabic ساكِن (بِدون حَرَكة)…
in Portuguese parado…
in Catalan parat…
in Japanese 動かない, 静止した, 固定された…
in Italian fermo, stazionario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 靜止的, 不變的, 穩定的…
in Russian неподвижный…
in Turkish sabit, hareketsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 静止的, 不变的, 稳定的…
in Polish nieruchomy…
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