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cyclical

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɪklɪkəl/
used to describe an event that is part of a group of events that happen in a particular order, one following the other, and that are often repeated: a cyclical dip/low(a) cyclical decline/downturn/slowdown The retail diamond market has gone into cyclical downturn. a cyclical high/peak/recovery a cyclical boom/upswing/upturncyclical developments/factors The increased mobility of capital has also made exchange rates more sensitive to cyclical developments.
having a regular pattern of successful periods or increases followed by less successful periods or reductions: Prices are great now, but we have all seen market prices collapse, and we know that markets are cyclical. Real estate is a cyclical business.
Translations of “cyclical”
in Chinese (Traditional) 循環, 週期…
in Russian циклический…
in Turkish düzenli aralıklarla tekerrür eden, dönüşül…
in Chinese (Simplified) 循环, 周期…
in Polish cykliczny…
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