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  • 21stable — (sta bl ) adj. 1°   Qui est dans un état, dans une situation ferme, solide. Un édifice stable. 2°   Terme de mécanique. Équilibre stable. Un corps est en équilibre stable lorsqu il revient de lui même à sa position après en avoir été légèrement… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 22stable — sta|ble1 W3 [ˈsteıbəl] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: estable, from Latin stabilis, from stare to stand ] 1.) steady and not likely to move or change ≠ ↑unstable →↑stability ▪ A wide base will make the structure much more stable. in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23stable — 01. The economy in Korea is not very [stable] right now. 02. I m hoping to find a [stable] job. 03. The stock market is very [stable] at this time. 04. My sister is a little emotionally [unstable], and finds it difficult to have a long term… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 24stable — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French estable, stable, from Latin stabulum, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 13th century 1. a building in which domestic animals are sheltered and fed; especially such a building having… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 25STABLE — adj.des deux genres Qui est dans un état, dans une assiette, dans une situation ferme. Un édifice stable. Cet échafaud n est pas assez stable. En ce sens, on dit plus ordinairement, Solide.   Il s emploie au figuré, et signifie, Assuré, durable,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 26stable — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Stable is used after these nouns: ↑racing, ↑riding {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb Stable is used with these nouns as the object: ↑horse {{Roman}}III.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 not likely to move VERBS ▪ be …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 27stable — {{11}}stable (adj.) steadfast, firm, mid 13c., from O.Fr. estable, from L. stabilis firm, steadfast, lit. able to stand, from stem of stare to stand (see STET (Cf. stet)). Physical sense of secure against falling is recorded from late 14c. Of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 28stable — stable1 stablelike, adj. /stay beuhl/, n., v., stabled, stabling. n. 1. a building for the lodging and feeding of horses, cattle, etc. 2. such a building with stalls. 3. a collection of animals housed in such a building. 4. Horse Racing. a. an… …

    Universalium

  • 29stable — 1 adjective 1 steady and not likely to move or change: Be careful, that ladder isn t stable. | a stable marriage | a politically stable country 2 calm, reasonable, and not easy to upset: Norman s a bit neurotic, but his wife s a very stable… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30STABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui est dans une assiette, dans une situation ferme. Un édifice stable. Cet échafaudage n’est pas assez stable. Il s’emploie au figuré et signifie Qui est assuré, ferme, durable, permanent. Un gouvernement stable. Une paix… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 31Stable — Recorded as Stable, Stables, Stabler, Steabler, the French Estable, and the German Stieble and Stiebler, this is a surname ultimately of Roman (Latin) origins. In the modern idiom it can be said to originate from the Olde French pre 7th century… …

    Surnames reference

  • 32stable — 1. noun /ˈsteɪ.bəl/ a) A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) animals with hoofs, especially horses b) all the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner. 2. verb /ˈsteɪ …

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  • 33stable — I. /ˈsteɪbəl / (say staybuhl) noun 1. a building for the lodging and feeding of horses, cattle, etc. 2. such a building with stalls. 3. a collection of animals belonging in such a building. 4. Racing a. an establishment where racehorses are kept… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 34stable — Steady; not varying; resistant to change. SEE ALSO: stabile. * * * sta·ble stā bəl adj, sta·bler b(ə )lər; sta·blest b(ə )ləst 1) not changing or fluctuating <the patient s condition was listed as stable> 2) not subject to insecurity or… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 35stable — sta·ble || steɪbl n. structure in which horses and other animals are housed; racing establishment; race horses belonging to a racing establishment adj. steady, firm, fixed; not shaky; lasting; dependable, faithful; not susceptible to change;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 36stable*/*/ — [ˈsteɪb(ə)l] adj I 1) not changing frequently, and not likely to suddenly become worse Ant: unstable a stable economic situation[/ex] Tonight the baby is in a stable condition in hospital.[/ex] 2) not likely to fall or move in the wrong way Ant:… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37stable — I sta•ble [[t]ˈsteɪ bəl[/t]] n. v. bled, bling 1) a building, usu. with stalls, for the lodging and feeding of horses, cattle, etc 2) a collection of animals housed in such a building 3) spo a) an establishment where racehorses are kept and… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 38stable — / steɪb(ə)l/ adjective steady or not moving up or down ● stable prices ● a stable exchange rate ● a stable currency ● a stable economy …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 39stable — / steɪb(ə)l/ adjective steady or not moving up or down ● stable prices ● a stable exchange rate ● a stable currency ● a stable economy …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 40Stable — A stable is a building in which livestock, especially horses, are kept. It most commonly means a building that is divided into separate stalls for individual animals. There are many different types of stables in use today such as the American… …

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