stagnation

See also: Stagnation

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin stagnatus, past participle of stagno (to stagnate), from stagnum (standing water)

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NounEdit

stagnation (countable and uncountable, plural stagnations)

  1. inactivity
    The general concern about industrial stagnation inspired an overhaul of the patent system.
  2. being stagnant; being without circulation
    Factors known to encourage the growth of harmful bacteria inside cooling systems include the stagnation of the water.

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stagnation f (plural stagnations)

  1. stagnation