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Dormant Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
  • of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
  • in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dormant'


  • Dormant: Dormant may refer to: Dormant volcano , a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future. Dormant, a heraldry attitude ...

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'Dormant' example sentence in quotations


* The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear. - Felix Adler


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Dormant Sample Sentences in News


  • Investor Alert: Dormant Shell Companies—How to Protect Your Portfolio from Fraud
    FINRA and the SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy are issuing this alert to warn investors that some low-priced "penny" stocks that are aggressively promoted may in fact be stocks of dormant shell companies—companies that have no or nominal business operations or non-cash assets for an extended period of time. Many dormant shell compani Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'
  • FINRA, SEC Warn Investors About Penny Stock Scams Hyping Dormant Shell Companies
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy today issued an alert warning inves Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'
  • SEC And FINRA Warn Against Dormant Penny Stock Fraud
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authory and the Securities Exchange Commission sent out a warning to investors that penny stocks promoted as investment opportunities may in fact be stocks of dormant companies. Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'

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