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stagnantadjective

 us   /ˈstæɡ·nənt/
  • stagnant adjective (NOT FLOWING)

(of liquids or air) not flowing or moving, and often smelling unpleasant: Hot, stagnant air filled the subway.
  • stagnant adjective (NOT BUSY)

not growing or developing: Jobs become scarce in a stagnant economy.
(Definition of stagnant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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stagnantadjective

uk   us   /ˈstæɡnənt/ ECONOMICS
not growing or developing: Recently, the company's sales have been declining or stagnant.stagnant economy/growth/market The business sector was pressing for tax cuts to stimulate a stagnant economy. stagnant prices/sales/wages
(Definition of stagnant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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