Definition of 'stagnant'
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Wages are stagnant and energy bills have rocketed. The Sun (2015)China is slowing down sharply and the eurozone is still stagnant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many pastors desire awakening but feel overwhelmed with conflict and stagnant growth in the church. Christianity Today (2000)But stagnant growth made a solution more pressing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The economy is stagnant and will hardly grow next year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But stagnant wages mean income tax receipts are flat at best. The Sun (2014)The committee is trying to balance the twin threats of rising inflation and a stagnant economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is depressing to see a great company retreating at a time when the economy is stagnant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Others have faced the tough challenge of trying to save while also contending with soaring rents and stagnant wages. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The economy was stagnant in the second quarter and could well shrink between now and the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plight of those workers whose real wages have been stagnant for a decade shows the loss of their core purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Overall, prices went up but a lot of areas of the country are still stagnant. The Sun (2012)As you step out into traffic, the still and stagnant city is suddenly charged with possibility. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The surge reflects higher loan defaults, as rising joblessness and stagnant income growth take their toll. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rising costs and stagnant wages mean 44 per cent have ditched the dos. The Sun (2013)In the latter, tough lending conditions and stagnant wages could be playing a role. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This comes amid growing signs that the economy is recovering after four years of stagnant growth, boosting consumer confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The stagnant economy and persistently high inflation is likely to last for another two years, according to the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Official data shows that lending is still fairly stagnant, although mortgage lending has picked up from record lows last year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I think it is still stagnant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)THOUSANDS are losing their jobs, growth is stagnant and the euro is on its last legs. The Sun (2012)Wealth: Britons may feel squeezed by austerity cuts and stagnant wage growth but an influx of rich foreigners is transforming the landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The country also presents a huge contrast with slowing US growth and stagnant growth in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'stagnant'
British English: stagnant ADJECTIVE
business If something such as a business or society is stagnant, there is little activity or change.
He is seeking advice on how to revive the stagnant economy.
British English: stagnant ADJECTIVE
water Stagnant water is not flowing, and therefore often smells unpleasant and is dirty.
...a stagnant pond.
Definition of stagnant from the Collins English Dictionary
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