standstill

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From stand +‎ still. Compare Dutch stilstand (standstill), German Stillstand (standstill), Danish stilstand (standstill).

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standstill (countable and uncountable, plural standstills)

  1. complete immobility; halt
    The wreck brought traffic to a standstill for hours.
    • 2012, James C. Spohrer, ‎Louis E. Freund, Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering
      For the caller the advantage relies on a fast solution of his service request, leading to less standstill and non-productive periods for the service customer.

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