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1 stall /ˈstɑːl/ noun
plural stalls
1 stall
/ˈstɑːl/
noun
plural stalls
Learner's definition of STALL
[count] : a small open counter or partially enclosed structure where things are displayed for sale
[count] : an enclosed area in a building where a farm animal (such as a horse or cow) is kept
[count] : a seat in a church that is wholly or partly enclosed
[count] chiefly US : a small, enclosed area with room for one person in a bathroom
especially : a small, enclosed area with a toilet
the stalls British : the seats on the main level of a theater in front of the stage
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2 stall /ˈstɑːl/ verb
stalls; stalled; stalling
2 stall
/ˈstɑːl/
verb
stalls; stalled; stalling
Learner's definition of STALL
of an engine : to stop suddenly because of a problem
[no object]
[+ object]
of an airplane : to stop flying suddenly and begin to fall because the wings cannot produce enough lift
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to put or keep (an animal) in a stall
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3 stall /ˈstɑːl/ noun
3 stall
/ˈstɑːl/
noun
Learner's definition of STALL
[singular]
: a situation in which an engine suddenly stops or an airplane suddenly stops flying
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4 stall /ˈstɑːl/ verb
stalls; stalled; stalling
4 stall
/ˈstɑːl/
verb
stalls; stalled; stalling
Learner's definition of STALL
: to avoid doing something or to delay someone in a deliberate way because you need more time, do not want to do something, etc.
[no object]
[+ object]
: to stop progressing or developing
[no object]
[+ object]
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