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stagnation

noun [U]
 
 
/stæɡˈneɪʃən/ ECONOMICS
a state in which growth or development stops: The Chancellor's policy was to expand into new markets in order to avoid economic stagnation. Berlin's real-estate market finally recovered from a long period of stagnation. price/salary stagnation
Translations of “stagnation”
in Korean 불황, 침체…
in Arabic رُكود…
in Portuguese estagnação…
in Catalan estancament…
in Japanese 停滞, 不活性, 不況…
in Italian ristagno, inattività…
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