downslide

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noun down·slide \ˈdau̇n-ˌslīd\

Definition of downslide

  1. :  a downward movement

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First Known Use of downslide

1926


DOWNSLIDE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of downslide for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which something decreases or becomes worse

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