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English definition of “stop-and-go”

stop-and-go

adjective   /ˌstɒp.ənˈɡəʊ/ US  /ˌstɑːp.ənˈɡoʊ/ US
A stop-and-go activity is one in which there are short periods of movement with regular interruptions: stop-and-go traffic on city streetsRarely and infrequently
(Definition of stop-and-go adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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