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"stability" in British English

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stabilitynoun [U]

uk   /stəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
C1 a ​situation in which something is not ​likely to ​move or ​change: a ​period of ​political stability

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(Definition of stability from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stability" in American English

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stabilitynoun [U]

 us   /stəˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​state of being ​firmlyfixed or not ​likely to move or ​change: economic and ​political stability I’m ​worried about his ​mental stability.
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"stability" in Business English

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stabilitynoun [U]

uk   us   /stəˈbɪləti/
ECONOMICS, POLITICS a ​situation in which something such as an ​economy, ​company, or ​system can continue in a ​regular and ​successful way without unexpected ​changes: There are fears over the stability of the ​bankingsystem. economic/​political/​financial stabilitybring/provide/restore stability Large ​payawards for ​executives have been ​ruled out as the ​CEOstruggles to ​restore stability at the ​troubledgroup.boost/promote/build stability It is the role of the ​regulator to ​promotemarketconfidence and stability.
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ECONOMICS, FINANCE a ​situation in which ​prices or ​rates do not ​change much: price/currency/rate stability Some Americans favour a ​return to a ​goldstandard to ensure ​price stability.
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(Definition of stability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stability”
in Arabic استِقرار…
in Korean 안정, 안정성…
in Portuguese estabilidade…
in Catalan estabilitat…
in Japanese 安定, 持続…
in Chinese (Simplified) 稳定, 稳固…
in Turkish kararlılık, istikrar…
in Russian стабильность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穩定, 穩固…
in Italian stabilità…
in Polish stabilność…
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