a stable job

A "stable job" is a job which pays a regular amount of money, requires normal working hours, and which a person can keep for a long time.

The opposite of "stable" is "unstable". Unstable jobs include freelance work, part time jobs, owning one's own company, and working for a business which is failing.

When you describe a job as "stable", it seems good but maybe a little boring.

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