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bear marketnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
a ​time when the ​price of shares is ​falling and a lot of ​people are ​selling them
(Definition of bear market from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bear marketnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbeər ˈmɑr·kɪt, ˈbær-/
a ​time when investments in the ​financialmarkets are ​generallyfalling in ​value
(Definition of bear market from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bear marketnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​period during which ​prices in a ​financialmarket are going down and a lot of ​people are ​sellingshares: While other ​bankers had their ​bonusesslashed during the recent ​bearmarket, ​bondtraders continued to ​earn large ​payouts.
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(Definition of bear market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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