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Stop or cause to stop making progress
“… endless complaints stalled the process of selecting the winning design for the memorial.”
Speak or act in a deliberately vague way in order to gain more time to deal with something; prevaricate
“Or is the Court simply stalling for time until a new chief justice is appointed?”
To cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall
“Start making scenes in his shop and he'll stall you for months with references to far-away bureaucrats without whose say-so nothing can move.”
To stop functioning
“… the engine stalls sometimes when it's very cold outside.”
“The engine stalled.”
A stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area
“Dawn's parents Doreen and Raymond Stewart have run a jewellery stall on the Monday market for 16 years and their only daughter followed them into the business.”
An individual compartment for an animal in a stable or cowshed, enclosed on three sides
“Cate put Midnight back in his stall in the stable, then slipped back into the manor, concealing her riding clothing in the back of her wardrobe.”
The seats on the ground floor in a theatre
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