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English definition of “stability”


noun [U]     /stəˈbɪləti/
the quality of not being likely to change or move: political/financial stability Our country has enjoyed a long period of peace and stability. → Opposite instabilityKeeping and staying the sameNot able to be changedSteady, regular and unchanged
(Definition of stability noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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