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stagnate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstagnatestag‧nate /stæɡˈneɪt $ ˈstæɡneɪt/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 PROGRESSto stop developing or making progress 🔊 Growth is expected to stagnate next year. 🔊 His career had stagnated.stagnation /stæɡˈneɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 economic stagnation→ See Verb table
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stagnateWithout this pressing at the edge of the performance envelope, both technology and productivity would stagnate.Everyone needs new challenges. Otherwise you just stagnate.In the last ten years, the country's agricultural output has stagnated.It stifles innovation and allows policy-making to stagnate.For centuries Galactic civilization has stagnated and declined, though only a few ever realized that.Prices have continued to rise in the North, but to stagnate and fall in the South.If we do not evolve we stagnate and rot.Her freestyle times also began to stagnate, and those early morning workouts were becoming more a job than a joy.This energy is called ch'i and can stagnate, become blocked or weakened, or have its flow reversed.Business here has stagnated compared with other wine-producing regions.a stagnating economyHowever, economic activity began to slow in mid-1990 and stagnated in the fourth quarter.
From Longman Business Dictionarystagnatestag‧nate /stægˈneɪtˈstægneɪt/ verb [intransitive]ECONOMICS if an economy or industry stagnates, it does not grow, or it grows only very slowlyThe construction industry is stagnating and there has been a steep fall in new orders.a stagnating economystagnation noun [uncountable]In Japan in the 1990s, a financial collapse led to economic stagnation.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
stagnate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystagnate
he, she, itstagnates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystagnated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stagnated
he, she, ithas stagnated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stagnated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stagnate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stagnated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stagnating
he, she, itis stagnating
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you, we, theyare stagnating
Past
I, he, she, itwas stagnating
you, we, theywere stagnating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stagnating
he, she, ithas been stagnating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stagnating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stagnating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stagnating
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