how to pronounce standstill


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standstill is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of standstill in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to a near standstill after government …”

meanings of standstill


  1. Complete immobility; halt.

standstill frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word standstill occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics standstill can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that standstill can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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