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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Standstill  \Stand"still`\,  n. 
  A  standing  without  moving  forward  or  backward;  a  stop;  a 
  state  or  rest. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  standstill 
  n  1:  a  situation  in  which  no  progress  can  be  made:  "reached  an 
  impasse  on  the  negotiations"  [syn:  {deadlock},  {impasse}, 
  {stalemate}] 
  2:  an  interruption  of  normal  activity  [syn:  {stand},  {tie-up}] 




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