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stop-go

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstop-goˌstop-ˈgo adjective   stop-go approach/policies etc
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stop-goAlready they were making good stop-go progress through the traffic lights of the Edgware Road.
From Longman Business Dictionarystop-goˌstop-ˈgo adjective stop-go policy/approach etc British EnglishECONOMICS a way of controlling the economy by deliberately restricting government spending for a period of time and then increasing it for a timeThe uncertainty of such stop-go policies reduced business confidence and discouraged investment.stop-go noun [uncountable]The policy of expanding and then contracting demand, ‘stop-go’, was a result of the direct conflict between the employment and balance of payments objectives.
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