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a state of cessation of movement or action; halt; stop:
The ball rolled to a standstill.
a complete cessation of movement; stop; halt: the car came to a standstill

standstill stand·still (stānd’stĭl’)
Complete cessation of activity or progress.
see: come to a halt (standstill)


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