stationary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “stationary” in the English Dictionary

"stationary" in British English

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uk   /ˈsteɪ.ʃən.ər.i/  us   /-ʃə.ner-/
not ​moving, or not ​changing: a stationary ​car/​train The ​traffic got ​slower and ​slower until it was stationary. The ​rate of ​inflation has been stationary for several ​months.
(Definition of stationary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stationary" in American English

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stationaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsteɪ·ʃəˌner·i/
not ​moving, or not ​changing: Houseprices have been stationary for ​months.
(Definition of stationary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stationary”
in Arabic ساكِن (بِدون حَرَكة)…
in Korean 정지된, 움직이지 않는…
in Portuguese parado…
in Catalan parat…
in Japanese 動かない, 静止した, 固定された…
in Chinese (Simplified) 静止的, 不变的, 稳定的…
in Turkish sabit, hareketsiz…
in Russian неподвижный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 靜止的, 不變的, 穩定的…
in Italian fermo, stazionario…
in Polish nieruchomy…
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