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stay

Law the suspension of a judicial proceeding, etc.

stay

[stā]
(engineering)
In a structure, a tensile member which holds other members of the structure rigidly in position.

stay

1. Anything that stiffens or helps to maintain a frame or other structure, as a strut or brace.
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Management expects Home Stay Lodge customers to primarily include business travelers (particularly those with limited expense accounts), blue-collar workers on temporary assignments, persons between domestic situations, and persons relocating or purchasing a home, with most guests staying for multiple weeks.
A typical StudioPLUS guest is a white-collar professional, traveling on business or relocating, usually staying for one week or longer.