Meaning of STABILITY in English


/ stəˈbɪləti; NAmE / noun

[ U ] the quality or state of being steady and not changing or being disturbed in any way (= the quality of being stable) :

political / economic / social stability

the stability of the dollar on the world's money markets

Being back with their family should provide emotional stability for the children.

OPP instability



Middle English : from Old French stablete , from Latin stabilitas , from stabilis stable.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.