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stagnation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
  2. inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
  3. (stagnate) stand still; "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
  4. cause to stagnate; "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
  5. (stagnate) idle: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
  6. Period of stagnation, also known as Brezhnevian Stagnation (or Brezhnev stagnation), the Stagnation Period, or the Era of Stagnation, refers to a period of economic stagnation under Leonid Brezhnev in the history of the Soviet Union that started in the mid-1970s.
  7. (stagnate) To cease motion, activity, or progress; to come to rest; to cease to advance or change; to become idle or cease to flow
  8. (Stagnate) When something stops improving. Also used when a plan is not developing anymore.
  9. (stagnating) the stage in a relationship that finds communication between the parties at a standstill.
  10. Lack of motion in a mass of air or water that holds pollutants in place.
  11. a blockage or buildup of qi or blood that prevents it from flowing freely. Is a precursor of illness and disease and is frequently accompanied by pain or tingling.
  12. Stagnation is the in situ melting of glacier ice. Many glaciers have stagnant termini, covered by thick sediment debris. Some support vegetation, including mature forests. Source: Bruce Molnia
  13. A period of slow economic growth, or, in securities trading, a period of inactive trading.
  14. This term refers to a negative level of economic growth - the economy shrinking. If this only happens in the short-term it may be called a recession, but if it lasts longer, then it may be referred to as stagnation.
  15. With respect to air pollution, stagnation is the persistence of a given volume of stable air over a region, resulting in an abnormal buildup of pollutants from sources within the region.
  16. A time period in which there is either little or no economic growth, p152.
  17. a state of inactivity leading to decay.
  18. Stability in growth is a goal of the private-enterprise system. This means that there aren't any drastic changes in prices and the economy is moving forward at an acceptable rate. ...
  19. A state of being in which matter is free from movement or lacks circulation.
  20. The utilization of an economy's resources below their potential. Stagnation might occur for two reasons: 1) the growth of the rate of output below the rate of population growth; and 2) the existence of insufficient aggregate demand that may prevent an economy from achieving its potential despite ...