Definition of Standstills

1. Noun. (plural of standstill) ¹



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Definition of Standstills

1. standstill [n] - See also: standstill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Standstills

standpattisms
standpipe
standpipes
standpoint
standpoints
stands
stands down
stands for
stands in
stands on ceremony
stands out
stands up
stands up against
stands up to
standstill
standstills (current term)
standup
standup comedian
standups
stane
staned
stanekite
stanes
stanfieldite
stanford-binet test
stang
stanged
stanging
stangs
stanhope

Literary usage of Standstills

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1. Real Religion; Friendly Talks to the Average Man on Clean and Useful Living by Howard Allen Bridgman (1910)
"... THE standstills OF LIFE YOU are traveling a crowded, narrow thoroughfare. The stream of humanity advances slowly and with many turns and twists. ..."

2. Globalization: The United Nations Development Dialogue ; Finance, Trade by Isabelle Grunberg, Sarbuland Khan (2000)
"Rules regarding internationally sanctioned standstills are also no substitute ... standstills have the unintended consequence of shutting off borrowers from ..."

3. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... sudden rushes up by-streets in the day and peremptory standstills in ditches by night, were changed in the following year for a more suitable equipage. ..."

4. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... sudden rushes up by-streets in the day and peremptory standstills in ditches by night, were changed in the following year for a more suitable equipage. ..."

5. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1872)
"... with a smaller pair of ponies, which, having a habit of making sudden rushes up bye-streets in the day and peremptory standstills in ditches by night, ..."

6. The Laws of Imitation by Gabriel de Tarde (1903)
"... or, rather, to the two following ends: (i) through the tabulation of acts or products to trace out the curve of the successive increases, - standstills, ..."

7. The Laws of Imitation by Gabriel de Tarde (1903)
"... standstills, or decreases in every new or old want and in every new or old idea, as it spreads out and consolidates itself or as it is crushed back and ..."

8. Tatterdemalion by John Galsworthy (1920)
"Her brain stammered; seemed to fly loose; came to sudden standstills. Her eyes searched painfully each ..."

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