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Definition of Standstill


  1. A standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a state or rest.

Standstill Quotations

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman

The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill.
Robert Anton Wilson

While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
John Adams

Success cannot come from standstill men. Methods change and men must change with them.
James Cash Penney

Listen, global warming is a real problem, but it' s not the end of the world. A 30-centimetre sea level rise is just not going to bring the world to a standstill, just like it didn't over the last 150 years.
Bjorn Lomborg
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Standstill Translations

standstill in German is Stillstand, Stillstand, Stockung
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