Definition of standstill agreement in English:

standstill agreement

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noun

Finance
  • An agreement to maintain the present state of affairs, especially one made between two countries in which a debt owed by one to the other is held in abeyance for a specified period.
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    • The extension follows a two-week standstill agreement Genuity signed with its banks in July.
    • I accordingly approached the Dominions of India and Pakistan to enter into standstill agreement with my State.
    • Australia is also opposed to any standstill agreement whereby Australia will not be able to change the existing regulatory framework.

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