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trend

noun [C] uk   us   /trend/
B1 a general development or change in a situation or in the way that people are behaving: Surveys show a trend away from home-ownership and toward rented accommodation. There's been a downward/upward trend in sales in the last few years. a new development in clothing, make-up, etc.: Whatever the latest fashion trend, you can be sure Nicki will be wearing it. The trend at the moment is for a more natural and less made-up look.on trend fashionable: Her long skirt is right on trend this winter.
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verb [I] uk   us   /trend/
to be one of the words, subjects, or names that is being mentioned most often on Twitter™ at a particular time: Within minutes of the incident her name was trending on Twitter.
Translations of “trend”
in Arabic اِتِّجاه, نَزْعة…
in Korean 추세, 경향…
in Malaysian arah aliran…
in French tendance…
in Turkish eğilim, yön, gidiş…
in Italian tendenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趨勢,趨向, 傾向,動向, 時尚…
in Russian тенденция…
in Polish tendencja, trend, kierunek…
in Vietnamese khuynh hướng…
in Spanish tendencia…
in Portuguese tendência…
in Thai แนวทาง…
in German der Trend…
in Catalan moda, tendència…
in Japanese 動向, なりゆき…
in Indonesian kecenderungan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 趋势,趋向, 倾向,动向, 时尚…
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