Stagnation meaning

A period of several years of near zero or negative economic growth, measured in gross domestic product (GDP).
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The general concern about industrial stagnation inspired an overhaul of the patent system.

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Being stagnant; being without circulation.

Factors known to encourage the growth of harmful bacteria inside cooling systems include the stagnation of the water.

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Origin of stagnation

  • From Latin stagnatus, past participle of stagno (“to stagnate"), from stagnum (“standing water")

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