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stability

noun [U]
 
 
/stəˈbɪləti/
ECONOMICS, POLITICS a situation in which something such as an economy, company, or system can continue in a regular and successful way without unexpected changes: There are fears over the stability of the banking system. economic/political/financial stabilitybring/provide/restore stability Large pay awards for executives have been ruled out as the CEO struggles to restore stability at the troubled group.boost/promote/build stability It is the role of the regulator to promote market confidence and stability. → Compare instability
ECONOMICS, FINANCE a situation in which prices or rates do not change much: price/currency/rate stability Some Americans favour a return to a gold standard to ensure price stability.
→ See also job stability
(Definition of stability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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