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English definition of “slowdown”

slowdown

noun [C] uk   /ˈsləʊ.daʊn/ us    /ˈsloʊ-/
a reduction in speed, activity, or the rate that things are produced: a worldwide economic slowdown a slowdown in productionSlow and moving slowly US for go-slowSlow and moving slowly
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