Stationary Vs Stationery

Is is stationary or stationery? It is both! Learn the difference, read stationary and stationery in a sentence.

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Stationary

adjective – not moving or intending to be moved

  • The motorbike crashed into a stationary vehicle.
  • The tank sat stationary behind the trees.

Stationery

noun – writing, drawing and other office or school materials

  • I loved the new stationery at the beginning of the new school year.
  • Staples can certainly be classified as stationery.