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noun [uncountable] instability pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnstəˈbɪləti/
  1. 1
    a situation that keeps changing, so that you are worried about what might happen

    This policy would lead to greater instability in the region.

    political/economic instability

  2. 2
    a situation in which something is not strong and could break or fall down at any time

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