Meaning of “limbo” in the English Dictionary

"limbo" in British English

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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)

"limbo" in Business English

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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.

(Definition of “limbo” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)