Definition of stop-go adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌstɒp ˈɡəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌstɑːp ˈɡoʊ//
    (especially British English) (especially North American English stop-and-go) [usually before noun] (disapproving)
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  1. 1starting and then stopping stop-go driving in heavy traffic
  2. 2used to describe the policy of first restricting and then encouraging economic activity and growth the damaging stop-go economic cycle the government’s stop-go management of the economy