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upturn 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈəpˌtərn/,
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upturns, plural;
  1. Turn (something) upward or upside down
    • - a sea of upturned faces
Noun
  1. An improvement or upward trend, esp. in economic conditions or someone's fortunes
    • - an upturn in the economy

  1. an upward movement or trend as in business activity
  2. (upturned) overturned: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket"
  3. (1) A period of growth or rising economic activity, especially real GDP, but typically employment as well. (2) The transition of an economy from contraction to growth, also known as a trough of economic activity.
  4. The best possible return which could have been calculated during a given time interval. It is expressed as a percentage value.