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standstillnoun [U]

 us   /ˈstændˌstɪl/
a condition in which all movement or activity has stopped: Bad weather brought construction to a standstill. The truck came to a standstill in the muddy field.
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standstillnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈstændstɪl/
a situation in which all movement or activity has stopped: be at a standstill Labour negotiations are almost at a standstill.bring sth to a standstill The business was brought to a standstill by the postal workers' dispute. come to a standstill
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