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stanch

(stŏnch) [O.Fr. estanche, firm]
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
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According to the SNGPL, the gas supply to the industries and the CNG stations has been stanched to meet the demand of domestic consumers.
Earlier in Asia, however, gains were stanched by media reports that some of China's biggest banks will miss their annual lending targets for the first time in seven years, analysts said.
When will the Secretary of State intervene with his colleagues to ensure that this massive loss of jobs is stanched as soon as possible?"
A tenuous ceasefire stanched the bloodletting but promises no stability between secular and fundamentalist Shia.
As in many Hou films, the atmosphere of emotional privation, in the gulf between the stanched passion of the courtesan and the obtuse fervor of the man who looks past her longing to a wider realm of release--historical, political, national--works slowly like an opiate, so that the episode seems dreamed.