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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stabilise.

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  • adj. made stable or firm

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The next day, a Sunday, having "stabilised" the situation by running back-ups and making police statements, this young man went home and played computer games for 8 hours non-stop, and I am certain that that was for him a highly efficient way of "integrating" shock and fright.

    Parliamentary Question of the Day

  • "We believe it is essential to put all the cards on the table so that we deal with the reality and not perceptions of a 'stabilised' system," Democratic Alliance education spokeswoman Helen Zille said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A snapshot of HIV diagnoses in 25 US states showed that the infection rate had "stabilised" at roughly 16,600 annually between

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Clinic in Port Elizabeth on Friday, had "stabilised".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One of the biggest fears of "stabilised" communities was that the debt burden of their partners would be shifted onto the total community.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Typically this would involve the maintenance of cement - or lime-containing materials such as stabilised soil blocks under moist conditions, so that the setting reactions of the cement may proceed or reactions may continue between lime and clay particles.

    Chapter 12

  • [3] At the "stabilised" rate of exchange a crore, or ten million rupees = one million gold pounds sterling.

    India, Old and New

  • The difference between the two rates represents, it is calculated, a loss to the Indian tax-payer of thirty-five crores of rupees, or £35,000,000 at the "stabilised" rate ordained by Government.

    India, Old and New

  • If you’ve only had storebought buttercream, make this one and you’ll wonder how they can get away with calling their stabilised sugar mixture “buttercream”.

    Classic White Cake with Buttercream Frosting | Baking Bites

  • UK Music sales "stabilised" against a global slide in CD revenues, it added, outperforming

    BBC News - Home

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