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stop-go

adjective [before noun]
 
 
UK ECONOMICS
used to describe a situation where an economy regularly has periods of fast growth, followed by periods of slow or no growth: stop-go cycle/economy/policies Inflationary pay claims had been a key characteristic of Britain's stop-go economy over many years.
Translations of “stop-go”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指國家經濟)發展與停頓交替的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指国家经济)发展与停顿交替的…
(Definition of stop-go adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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