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English definition of “dead cat bounce”

dead cat bounce

noun [S]     specialized
a temporary increase in the value of shares after there has been a large reduction in their value: Are we witnessing a genuine recovery in the share price, or is it just a dead cat bounce?Financial investments and the stock marketValue and price increases
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