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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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