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downturn 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈdounˌtərn/,
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downturns, plural;
  1. Turn (something) downward
    • - his downturned mouth
Noun
  1. A decline in economic, business, or other activity
    • - a downturn in the housing market

  1. a worsening of business or economic activity; "the market took a downturn"
  2. In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction, a general slowdown in economic activity over a period of time. During recessions, many macroeconomic indicators vary in a similar way. ...
  3. A downward trend, or the beginnings of one; a decline
  4. Situation within the economy when sales and earnings drop, causing companies to tighten the budget belt. Often marked by consolidations and restructuring.
  5. Shift of an economic or stock market cycle from rising to falling