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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 dancer bends backwards to go under a low bar 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   /ˈlɪmbəʊ/ us  
an uncertain situation that you cannot control and in which there is no progress or improvement: Until we've got official permission 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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