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barometernoun [C]

uk   /bəˈrɒm.ɪ.tər/  us   /bəˈrɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/
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barometernoun [C]

 us   /bəˈrɑm·ɪ·t̬ər/
earth science a device that measures air pressure which shows when the weather is likely to change
(Definition of barometer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"barometer" in Business English

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barometernoun [C]

uk   us   /bəˈrɒmɪtər/
something that is a sign of how a particular situation is developing, or how people's opinions on a particular matter are changing: The Philippine Stock Exchange composite index is a group of 30 companies that is the market's main barometer.barometer for sth The sales of this retail chain are seen as a barometer for consumer confidence across the country.
(Definition of barometer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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