A period of slow economic growth, or, in securities trading, a period of inactive trading. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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stagnate stag‧nate [stægˈneɪt ǁ ˈstægneɪt] verb [intransitive] ECONOMICS
if an economy or industry stagnates, it does not grow, or it grows only very slowly:

• The construction industry is stagnating and there has been a steep fall in new orders.

• a stagnating economy

— stagnation noun [uncountable] :

• In Japan in the 1990s, a financial collapse led to economic stagnation.

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stagnation UK US /stægˈneɪʃən/ noun [U] ECONOMICS
a state in which growth or development stops: »

The Chancellor's policy was to expand into new markets in order to avoid economic stagnation.


Berlin's real-estate market finally recovered from a long period of stagnation.


price/salary stagnation

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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