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stop-go Line breaks: stop-go

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Definition of stop-go in English:


1Alternately stopping and starting: stop-go driving
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  • And then it's the traditional stop-go traffic jam, as the person at the head of the slip spends a few minutes rinsing down their boat before moving on.
  • But in cities, emissions from stop-go traffic can be very different.
  • A stop-go commitment to the strategic resourcing of our educational provision is the worst possible option.
1.1British Of or relating to the alternate restriction and stimulation of economic demand by a government: stop-go policies
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  • Has anybody been asked to account for these stop-go policies in relation to investment in residential accommodation?
  • Not surprisingly, the economy moved in a stop-go fashion, and households felt uncertain about their future in the jobless recovery.
  • Still, the bank has done much to move the economy from stop-go to steady cruising speed.
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