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noun [uncountable] stability pronunciation in American English /stəˈbɪləti/
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  1. 1
    a situation in which things happen as they should and there are no harmful changes
    political/economic/social stability
    The rise of nationalism could threaten the stability of Europe.
    The manager’s first task is to bring some stability to the team.
    1. a.
      a condition in which someones mind or emotional state is healthy
      The program helps people with mental illness regain stability.
      The stability of a child in normal family life is so valuable.
  2. 2
    the ability of something to remain balanced and not fall or shake
    The new covering will not affect the stability of the roof structure.
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