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Definition 1: an interruption of normal activity - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for standstill in the sense of this definition

(standstill is a kind of ...) the event of something ending

"it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

Definition 2: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible - [noun denoting state]

Samples where standstill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • reached an impasse on the negotiations

Synonyms for standstill in the sense of this definition

(standstill is a kind of ...) a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

"the dangerous situation developed suddenly" "that's quite a situation" "no human situation is simple"

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