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English definition of “wobble”


noun [C, usually singular]     /ˈwɒbl/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET, ECONOMICS
a short period of time when the value of something falls or it seems possible that it could fail : Share prices have recovered from last autumn's wobble. The closure of its German subsidiary caused a sharp wobble in its profits . a market / price wobble
(Definition of wobble noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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