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dormant

adjective
 
 
/ˈdɔːmənt/
not active or growing now, but having the ability to become active in the future: Authorities reopened a dormant investigation of the company.lie/remain/sit dormant The legislation was drafted and then lay dormant in Parliament for months.
Translations of “dormant”
in French en veilleuse…
in German untätig, schlafend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蟄伏的,沉睡的,休眠的…
in Russian недействующий…
in Turkish faal olmayan, uyku hâlinde, geçici hareketsizlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛰伏的,沉睡的,休眠的…
in Polish uśpiony…
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