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English definition of “trend”


noun [C]     /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.Lifestyles and their study 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.FashionModern and fashionableModern and fashionable on trend fashionable: Her long skirt is right on trend this winter.
(Definition of trend noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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