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verb stabilize pronunciation in British English /ˈsteɪbəlaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystabilize
he/she/itstabilizes
present participlestabilizing
past tensestabilized
past participlestabilized
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to reach a state where there are no longer any major changes or problems
    Oil prices have stabilized for now.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to make something stabilize
      renewed efforts to stabilize the economy
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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to reach a point where a medical condition is not likely to suddenly become worse, or to make someone reach this point
    We have to stabilize her before she can be moved.

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stabilization

 stabilize pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]

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