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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Standstill \Stand"still`\ (-st[i^]l`), n.
A standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a
state of rest.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a situation in which no progress can be made or no
advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the
negotiations" [syn: deadlock, dead end, impasse,
2: an interruption of normal activity [syn: stand,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
47 Moby Thesaurus words for "standstill":
arrest, bell, blind alley, box, cessation, check, checkmate,
corner, cul-de-sac, cutoff, dead end, dead set, dead stand,
dead stop, dead-end street, deadlock, dying down, ebb, ebbing, end,
endgame, ending, extremity, final whistle, full stop,
grinding halt, gun, halt, hole, impasse, lock, lockout, pause,
sit-down strike, stalemate, stand, standoff, stay, stillstand,
stop, stoppage, strike, subsidence, walkout, wane, waning,
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