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instability

noun [U or C]     /ˌɪnstəˈbɪləti/ (plural instabilities)
ECONOMICS, POLITICS the fact of a situation being likely to change , in a way that is worrying , or the changes that happen : political/economic instability Investors should keep in mind the political and economic instability in many emerging markets . This paper argues that it is the underlying economic crises that cause the socio-political instabilities in most of these countries .
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