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bearish

adjective
 
 
/ˈbeərɪʃ/ US   /ˈberɪʃ/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
expecting prices on a financial market to go down: bearish comments/news/predictions Technology stocks had another bad day after yet more bearish news from America.bearish analysts/brokers/investors Some of the buying came from previously bearish investors.remain/turn bearish on sth They remain bearish on financial stocks because of the state of the economy.
expecting that something will not be successful: bearish about sth Analysts were bearish about the merger's prospects in the light of the news.bearish on sth A rash of new data has stoked debate over whether overseas investors are growing dangerously bearish on the U.S. economy. →  Compare bullish
Translations of “bearish”
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物的, 像熊一樣的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物的, 像熊一样的…
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