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  • v  stand still
    Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy
  • v  cause to stagnate
    There are marshes that stagnate the waters
  • v  cease to flow; stand without moving
    blood stagnates in the capillaries
  • v  be idle; exist in a changeless situation
    The old man sat and stagnated on his porch

  • But let's say wages stagnate--one possible consequence of globalization.
  • Several Kurdish uprisings were violently stamped out, and southeastern Turkey, home to a majority Kurdish population, was left to stagnate.
  • Since then it has been allowed to stagnate.
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  • Dwaine Caraway works to keep new Beckley-Saner sprayground clean
    DALLAS - The kids were all smiles at the Beckley-Saner sprayground along Hobson Avenue in Dallas, but Thursday District 4 council member Dwaine Caraway was not smiling. "When I got here, it looked like a sprayground that had been here for 10 years," said Caraway said of the park that opened on Memorial Day. "Mud was everywhere," he said. "Standing, stagnate water was surrounding the sprayground ...
    June 21, 2013 - WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Why Oil Prices Are Bound to Stagnate
    Efficiency gains and rebounding production suggest that oil prices will stagnate or even decline for the foreseeable future.        
    June 15, 2013 - The Motley Fool

  • William Hague in FOXNews
    Brown and Blair's courting of successive US presidents over 13 years in office had led some links with historic partners "to wither or stagnate" and seen a dramatic fall in Britain's clout in the European Union, Hague said.
  • Javier Mascherano in
    I must get out of here,said Mascherano today. "I cannot stay at West Ham any more like this, without playing. At my age my game will stagnate if I don't play."

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