Meaning of “stability” in the English Dictionary

"stability" in British English

See all translations

stabilitynoun [ U ]

uk /stəˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /stəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

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

"stability" in American English

See all translations

stabilitynoun [ U ]

us /stəˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/

the state of being firmly fixed or not likely to move or change:

economic and political stability
I’m worried about his mental stability.

(Definition of “stability” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stability" in Business English

See all translations

stabilitynoun [ U ]

uk /stəˈbɪləti/ us

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 banking system.
bring/provide/restore stability Large pay awards for executives have been ruled out as the CEO struggles to restore stability at the troubled group.
boost/promote/build stability It is the role of the regulator to promote market confidence and stability.
Compare

ECONOMICS, FINANCE a situation in which prices or rates do not change much:

price/currency/rate stability Some Americans favour a return to a gold standard to ensure price stability.

See also

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