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stabilized

stay buh lahyzd

  • v  make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    The drug stabilized her blood pressure
  • v  support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
  • v  become stable or more stable
    The economy stabilized
  • s  made stable or firm

  • After a roller-coaster ride in the past year, the price of oil seems to have stabilized at around $70 a barrel.
  • The Apollo 8 crew celebrated Christmas Day 1968 by eating thermo-stabilized turkey, gravy and cranberry sauce.
  • Openwave's annual revenue has stabilized at $250 million.
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  • Ben Bernanke in International Herald Tribune
    Our major banks have significant franchise values,Bernanke said. "There is no commitment by any means to never shut down a big bank, absolutely not, but I do believe that the major banks we have now can be stabilized."
  • Barack Obama in Reuters
    We've got to provide a blood infusion to the patient right now to make sure the patient is stabilized,Obama said in a taped appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" television show.
  • Ray Nagin in FOX News
    We have stabilized, we are implementing plans for our future, and we are strong enough for the next phase of recovery _the transformation to the new New Orleans,Nagin said.

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