standstill

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun the keeping of animals in the same place for 6 days to prevent the spread of disease

Commerce

  • noun a situation where work has stopped

Economics

  • A commitment to refrain from introducing new measures that are not consistent with an agreement.
  • In the Uruguay Round, the agreement not to introduce new GATT-inconsistent trade-restricting and trade-distorting measures during the negotiations. See rollback.
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