HyperDic: standstill

English > 2 senses of the word standstill:
NOUNstatestandstill, deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalematea situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
eventstandstill, stand, tie-upan interruption of normal activity
standstill > pronunciation
Soundsstae'ndstih.l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > standstill: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.
Synonymsdeadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate
BroadersituationA complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Spanishbloqueo mutuo, callejón, estancamiento, impasse, punto muerto
Catalanatzucac, estancament, impasse, interbloqueig, punt mort
Verbsstand stillremain in place
English > standstill: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn interruption of normal activity.
Synonymsstand, tie-up
Broaderstop, haltThe event of something ending
Spanishinmovilización, parada, paralización
Catalanimmobilització, parada, paralització

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