Stagnant

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Definition

stagnant: not moving, not developing, motionless; foul, stale
adjective

Examples

  • "The American government cited increasing consumer demand and a stagnant economy as reasons for the unexpected decision."
  • "Government officials hope to boost the stagnant economy by postponing the holiday until the 31st, and thereby benefiting from increased consumer activity up until the New Year."

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