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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stagnate.


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  • To treat all those years as some kind of stagnated disastrous wasteland seems more than a little off to me.

    Matthew Yglesias » Is The Fed Stifling Recovery?

  • Nations that develop under the guidance of a paternalistic state run the risk of leaving their people in a kind of stagnated adolescence.

    Yoani Sanchez: The Permanent Forced Childhood Of A "Kept" People

  • In the same period, the Greenland right whale (Balaena mysticetus) population "stagnated" in the Atlantic region.

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • Even as the relatively small group of rich people is getting richer, Class Matters asserts that social mobility in America has "flattened out," "stagnated," or even "declined" in recent years.

    The Rich and Everyone Else

  • Pahad said by recognising linkages and establishing new customer relations with Asian countries, African exporters could significantly expand their exports of traditional primary commodities, which he described as Africa's "stagnated" core business.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Considering how old the story is and the strides Rob's computer art has made in the ensuing years while my fiction writing has, alas, kind of stagnated due to my day-job workload and other extenuating excuses circumstances, I think "Sheagle Rising" holds up pretty well.

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • Nine of the fines have apparently "stagnated" after several attempts to serve summonses at an address in Seshego, Limpopo, failed.

    News24 Top Stories

  • But while other nations have improved in the last four years the UK has "stagnated", the programme's leaders said.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Overall, countries including Poland and Norway have overtaken the UK in the last three years as education here has "stagnated".

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Speaking in Edmonton recently, Vance said the war "stagnated" as coalition troops would chase the Taliban out of an area, but then pull back to their secure compounds, leaving the locals frightened and vulnerable.

    Edmonton Sun


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