Meaning of “stabilize” in the English Dictionary

"stabilize" in English

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UK usually stabilise uk /ˈsteɪ.bəl.aɪz/ us /ˈsteɪ.bə.laɪz/
noun [ U ] UK usually stabilisation uk /ˌsteɪ.bəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsteɪ.bəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

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

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stabilizeverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈsteɪ·bəˌlɑɪz/

to cause something to become fixed and stop changing, esp. in order to keep it from becoming worse, or to become fixed and stop changing:

[ I ] Once your salary stabilizes you can start to save a little money.
noun [ U ] us /ˌsteɪ·bə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/

stabilization of the economy

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

"stabilize" in Business English

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UK also stabilise uk /ˈsteɪbəlaɪz/ us

[ I or T ] ECONOMICS, FINANCE if something such as an economy or system stabilizes or if something stabilizes it, it becomes able to continue in a regular and successful way without unexpected changes:

A package of monetary and fiscal policies aimed at stabilizing the economy was announced yesterday.
My advice to investors is to wait for markets to stabilize before buying shares.
According to the report, if we do not stabilize carbon dioxide emissions before 2030, the planet's temperature will increase by as much as 6.3 degrees Fahrenheit.
Industrial activity appears to have stabilized.

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