to come to a standstill


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English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • come to a standstill — index cease, pause, quit (discontinue), rest (cease from action), stop Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • standstill — stand‧still [ˈstændˌstɪl] noun [singular] a situation in which there is no movement or activity: • Strikes brought production to a standstill. • The negotiations are basically at a standstill. * * * standstill UK US /ˈstændstɪl/ noun [S] ► …   Financial and business terms

  • come to a halt — come to a standstill, stop; pause …   English contemporary dictionary

  • standstill — n. 1) to bring smt. to a standstill 2) to come to a standstill 3) a complete, total standstill 4) at a standstill (negotiations were at a complete standstill) 5) (misc.) to fight smb. to a standstill * * * [ stændˌstɪl] total standstill (misc.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • standstill — stand|still [ stænd,stıl ] noun singular a situation in which something stops moving or happening: be at a standstill: The peace process is at a standstill. bring something to a standstill: This crisis is threatening to bring the country s… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • standstill — UK [ˈstæn(d)ˌstɪl] / US noun [singular] a situation in which something stops moving or happening be at a standstill: The peace process is at a standstill. bring something to a standstill: This crisis is threatening to bring the country s economy… …   English dictionary

  • standstill — stand|still [ˈstændˌstıl] n [singular] a situation in which there is no movement or activity at all come to a standstill/bring sth to a standstill ▪ Strikers brought production to a standstill. at a standstill ▪ Traffic was at a standstill …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • standstill — noun (singular) a situation in which there is no movement or activity at all: come to a standstill/bring sth to a standstill: Strikers brought production to a standstill. | at a standstill: Traffic was at a standstill on the freeway …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • standstill — noun negotiations have come to a standstill Syn: halt, stop, dead stop, stand, gridlock …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • standstill — /ˈstændstɪl / (say standstil) noun 1. a standing still; a state of cessation of movement or action; a halt; a pause; a stop. –phrase 2. come to a standstill, to stop moving completely. {stand + still1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • standstill — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, dead, total ▪ near, virtual VERB + STANDSTILL ▪ come to, grind to …   Collocations dictionary

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