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downturn

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noun down·turn \-ˌtərn\

Simple Definition of downturn

  • : a situation in which something (such as business or economic activity) decreases or becomes worse

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of downturn

  1. :  a downward turn especially toward a decline in business and economic activity

1926

First Known Use of downturn

1926



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