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downshift

noun

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a usually gradual decrease in the pace or level of activity of something
  • there are promising indications of a turnaround in the prolonged economic downshift

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The first known use of downshift was in 1944

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“Downshift.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downshift. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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