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English definition of “trend”

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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