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cyclicaladjective

uk   /ˈsaɪ.klɪ.kəl/ /ˈsɪk.lɪ.kəl/ us   /ˈsaɪ.klɪ.kəl/ /ˈsɪk.lɪ.kəl/ also cyclic,
(Definition of cyclical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cyclical" in American English

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cyclicaladjective

us   /ˈsɑɪ·klɪ·kəl, ˈsɪk·lɪ-/ also cyclic, /ˈsɑɪ·klɪk, ˈsɪk·lɪk/
happening as a complete set of events that repeat themselves regularly in the same order or in a regularly repeated period of time: Changes in the economy often follow a cyclical pattern.
(Definition of cyclical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cyclicaladjective

uk   /ˈsɪklɪkəl/ us  
used to describe an event that is part of a group of events that happen in a particular order, one following the other, and that are often repeated: a cyclical dip/low(a) cyclical decline/downturn/slowdown The retail diamond market has gone into cyclical downturn. a cyclical high/peak/recovery a cyclical boom/upswing/upturncyclical developments/factors The increased mobility of capital has also made exchange rates more sensitive to cyclical developments.
having a regular pattern of successful periods or increases followed by less successful periods or reductions: Prices are great now, but we have all seen market prices collapse, and we know that markets are cyclical. Real estate is a cyclical business.
(Definition of cyclical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cyclical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 循环, 周期…
in Turkish düzenli aralıklarla tekerrür eden, dönüşül…
in Russian циклический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 循環, 週期…
in Polish cykliczny…
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