Meaning of “instability” in the English Dictionary

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"instability" in American English

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instabilitynoun [ U ]

us /ˌɪn·stəˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/

the condition of being likely to change, esp. unexpectedly:

Teenagers often go through periods of emotional instability.

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"instability" in Business English

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instabilitynoun [ U or C ]

uk /ˌɪnstəˈbɪləti/ us 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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