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stability

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
stabilitysta‧bil‧i‧ty /stəˈbɪləti/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  1 CHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHERthe condition of being steady and not changing opp instabilitystable a period of relative stabilitystability of It could threaten the peace and stability of the region.2 technicalHC the ability of a substance to stay in the same state
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stabilityWas there confidence, I asked, about stability?There has been an emphasis on, and lauding of, the continuity and stability.Its stability needs and signalling capability are shown.So school becomes a sanctuary, a haven of stability, hot food and teachers who care.Both ministers said exchange-rate stability would depend on national fiscal policies.Veteran goalie Mike Vernon, the offseason acquisition made to return stability to the San Jose goal, was off his game.The products may differ in the stability of the foam.Our relationship provided the stability and comfort we both needed.stability ofthe financial stability of the community
From Longman Business Dictionarystabilitysta‧bil‧i‧ty /stəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable] the condition of being strong, steady, and not changingThe prospects for political and economic stability in the country continue to fade.The EU needs exchange-rate stability to promote intra-regional trade and investment.Lifetime employment gives employees greater career stability.
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