There are 2 main translations of stand off in French:

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stand off

  • 1 stand off 1.1 (reach a stalemate)
    aboutir à une impasse
    1.2 (Nautical)
    courir au large
  • 2 stand [somebody] off, (informal) stand off [somebody] (informal) (lay off)
    (workers)
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There are 2 main translations of stand off in French:

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stand-off
American English: /ˈstændˌɔf/

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