estancado
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estancado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not moving)
a. stagnant
Los mosquitos ponen huevos donde hay agua estancada, como en el agua acumulada en llantas viejas.Mosquitoes lay eggs in stagnant water, such as water in old tires.
2. (not progressing)
a. at a standstill
La economía se encontraba estancada porque la gente no gastaba su dinero.The economy was at a standstill because people weren't spending money.
b. bogged down
Me quedé estancado en el capítulo cinco. No entiendo nada.I got bogged down at chapter five. I can't understand anything.
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estancado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (agua)
a. stagnant
2. (situación, proyecto)
a. at a standstill
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estancado
adjective
1 [+agua] stagnant
2 [+negociaciones] at a standstill
quedarse estancado to get into a rut
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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