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stable /'steibl/
  • tính từ
    • vững vàng; ổn định
    • kiên định, kiên quyết
      • a stable politician: một nhà chính trị kiên định
    • (vật lý) ổn định, bền
    • danh từ
      • chuồng (ngựa, bò, trâu...)
      • đàn ngựa đua (ở một chuồng nào)
      • (số nhiều) (quân sự) công tác ở chuồng ngựa
      • ngoại động từ
        • cho (ngựa) vào chuồng, nhốt (ngựa) vào chuồng
        • nội động từ
          • ở trong chuồng (ngựa)
          • (nghĩa bóng) nằm, ở
            • they stable where they can: họ tìm được chỗ nào thì nằm chỗ ấy
        Concise Dictionary
        +a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
        +shelter in a stable
        +resistant to change of position or condition
        +firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation
        +not taking part readily in chemical change
        +maintaining equilibrium
        +showing little if any change

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 steady, solid, firm, sound, sturdy, strong, durable, well-founded, fast, sure, established, deep-rooted, stout:
        The building is designed to remain stable even in a severe earthquake.
        2 lasting, enduring, long-lasting, long-standing, secure, steadfast, steady, strong, unchanging, unchanged, unchangeable, unalterable, fixed, invariable, unwavering, immutable, permanent:
        A stable relationship has existed between our countries for generations. The relationship you and I enjoy has remained stable all our lives.
        3 sane, (well-)balanced, responsible, reasonable, sensible, competent, accountable:
        He seemed a nice, stable young man, and nobody would have guessed that he had a drugs habit.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        adjective, noun, verb
        + adjective
        1 firmly fixed; not likely to move, change or fail
        Synonym: STEADY
        stable prices / employment + a stable relationship + This ladder doesn't seem very stable. + The patient's condition is stable (= it is not getting worse). + The situation in the country has remained relatively stable for a few months now.
        2 (of a person) calm and reasonable; not easily upset
        Synonym: BALANCED
        Mentally, she is not very stable.
        3 (technical) (of a substance) staying in the same chemical or ATOMIC state: chemically stable + an element forming stable compounds
        Antonym: UNSTABLE
        stably adverb
        + noun
        1 [C] a building in which horses are kept: The horse was led back to its stable.
        2 (BrE also stables) [C+sing./pl. v.] an organization that keeps horses for a particular purpose: (BrE) a riding / racing stables + His stables are near Oxford.
        3 [C] a group of RACEHORSES owned or trained by the same person: There have been just three winners from his stable this season.
        4 [sing.] a group of people who work or trained in the same place; a group of products made by the same company: actors from the same stable + the latest printer from the Epson stable
        Idioms: close, lock, etc. the stable door after the horse has bolted (BrE) (AmE close, etc. the barn door after the horse has escaped) to try to prevent or avoid loss or damage when it is already too late to do so
        + verb [VN] to put or keep a horse in a stable: Where do you stable your pony?
        stable adj. (=/= unstable)
        stability n. (=/= instability)
        stabilize v.
        Collocation Dictionary

        1 not likely to move


        be, feel, look, seem | make sth | keep sth
        Put a book under the table to keep it stable.


        extremely, very | perfectly, quite
        Don't worry?it's perfectly stable!
        | fairly, pretty | enough, sufficiently
        The unit is stable enough on level ground.

        2 not likely to change suddenly


        be, look, seem | become | remain | keep sth
        attempts to keep prices stable


        extremely, highly, remarkably, very | completely, perfectly
        Animals rarely live in completely stable environments.
        | broadly, comparatively, fairly, more or less, quite, reasonably, relatively, roughly | enough, sufficiently
        He was not emotionally stable enough to think through his decision.
        | apparently | emotionally, financially, politically

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