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"bounce back" in British English

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bounce back

phrasal verb with bounce uk   us   /baʊns/ verb
C1 to ​start to be ​successful again after a ​difficultperiod, for ​example after ​experiencingfailure, ​loss of ​confidence, ​illness, or ​unhappiness: Stock ​pricesbounced back after a ​steepplungeearlier this ​week. Children often ​seem to ​bounce back fromillness more ​quickly than ​adults do.
(Definition of bounce back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bounce back" in American English

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bounce back

to ​return to ​yourusualstate or ​activities after having a ​problem: I ​bounced back ​prettyquickly after my ​operation.
(Definition of bounce back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bounce back" in Business English

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bounce back

phrasal verb with bounce uk   us   /baʊns/ verb [I or T]
FINANCE, ECONOMICS to become ​successful again after a ​failure, ​reduction in ​profits, etc.: Profits are expected to ​bounce back in the new ​financialyear. She says the ​company can ​bounce back just as it has ​time and again in its 140-year ​history. Europeanmarketsbounced back after U.S. ​marketsrecouped early ​losses.bounce back from sth Prices have bounced back ​strongly from the ​bottom a ​year ago.
IT, COMMUNICATIONS if an ​emailbounces back, it is ​returned to the ​personsending it because the ​address is wrong or the ​user is not known: A ​networkfailure at the ​sender or ​recipient end will cause an ​email to ​bounce back to the ​sender.
(Definition of bounce back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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