Meaning of “stranded” in the English Dictionary

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strandedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈstræn·dɪd/

lacking what is necessary to leave a place or to get out of a situation:

During the storm, stranded passengers slept at the airport.

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Perhaps this has been checked in the meantime, but we are going to examine this whole issue in terms of state aid and stranded costs.
Passengers have been stranded, airlines, the travel industry and companies which depend on air travel have all been hit hard, and all this comes on top of the economic crisis.
As with other transport modes, compensation has been provided for in a number of cases and there are accommodation arrangements for stranded passengers in the event of lengthy delays.
Although they are aware of their rights, this is of little help to them if they are stranded in an airport or on hold to an airline.
However, that concern should not stop there, but should also include help for those who, through no fault of their own, have been stranded at airports.
High costs were incurred, not only through the grounding of air traffic itself, but also because assistance had to be provided to stranded passengers.
If we fail to discuss the hundreds of passengers stranded in destinations from which it is difficult to get back home, nothing fundamental will happen.
In addition, the economic losses airlines and other businesses suffered as a result of grounded flights and stranded passengers were substantial.
I am in favour of rules to guarantee that passengers do not remain stranded at their destination, with no alternative means of travelling home or alternative accommodation.
In these circumstances, we have witnessed the situation of passengers being stranded in airports without money and struggling to make alternative arrangements for their return journeys.