on a/the downswing

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Definition of on a/the downswing

: becoming smaller or worse : decreasing The company's sales are on a/the downswing.

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“On a/the downswing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%2Fthe%20downswing. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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