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limbonoun

uk   /ˈlɪm.bəʊ/  us   /ˈlɪm.boʊ/
  • limbo noun (DANCE)

the limbo
a ​dance from the ​West Indies in which the ​dancerbendsbackwards to go under a ​lowbar that is made ​lower each ​time he or she goes under it
(Definition of limbo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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limbonoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈlɪmbəʊ/
an uncertain ​situation that you cannot ​control and in which there is no ​progress or ​improvement: Until we've got ​officialpermission to go ​ahead with the ​plans we will remain in limbo. bureaucratic/​political/​legal limbo
(Definition of limbo from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “limbo”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不确定, 悬而未决, 停滞不前…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不確定, 懸而未決, 停滯不前…
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