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"droop" in British English

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droopverb [I]

uk   /druːp/  us   /druːp/
drooping
adjective uk   /ˈdruː.pɪŋ/  us   /ˈdruː.pɪŋ/
drooping branches Bloodhounds have drooping eyes and floppy ears.
droopy
adjective uk   /ˈdruː.pi/  us   /ˈdruː.pi/ informal
He had a long droopy moustache.
(Definition of droop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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droopverb [I]

 us   /drup/
to bend or hang down: The old woman sighed and pushed back a drooping strand of iron-gray hair.
(Definition of droop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"droop" in Business English

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droopverb [I]

uk   us   /druːp/ FINANCE
if prices, values, sales, etc. droop they gradually go down: Since the beginning of the year, the shares have drooped. The company's Cuba sales have drooped, partly because of rising costs and import difficulties.

droopnoun [C]

uk   us   /druːp/ FINANCE
a situation in which prices, values, sales, etc. gradually go down: The firm yesterday reported a further droop in sales.
(Definition of droop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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