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rebound

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈbaʊnd/
FINANCE if prices, shares, etc. rebound, they increase in value again after a period when they were going down in value: Cotton rebounded from declines early in the day to end at a higher price. Shares rebounded 18p to 379p yesterday.rebound from $18/6.5p/2.6% etc. The group posted a profit last year of $24.8 million, rebounding from a loss of $10.9 million the previous year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid as much as 53.64 to 5594.01, before rebounding to 5616.21.
ECONOMICS if an economy or a business activity rebounds, it improves after a difficult period of time: Tourism in the region is expected to rebound after last year's disastrous oil spill. Consumer confidence rebounded sharply in July, according to new figures released last week.the economy/sales/business rebounds Since the most recent downturn, the economy has rebounded, with unemployment below average.rebound from sth Shares have been rising for weeks amid speculation that the market for 18-wheel trucks is rebounding from a slump.
Translations of “rebound”
in Spanish rebotar…
in French rebondir…
in German zurückprallen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彈回, 反彈, 跳回…
in Russian отскакивать…
in Turkish çarpıp geri gelmek, çarpıp/vurup sekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弹回, 反弹, 跳回…
in Polish odbijać się…
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