flatline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"flatline" in British English

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flatlineverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈflæt.laɪn/ informal
to be at a ​lowlevel and not ​increase: Have ​widescreen TV ​pricesfinally flatlined? to ​stop being ​popular or ​successful: Her ​actingcareer has flatlined. to ​die
flatlining
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
The ​effects of the ​music industry's flatlining have been ​felt by ​retailers.
(Definition of flatline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flatline" in Business English

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flatlineverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈflætlaɪn/
to remain at the same, usually ​low, ​level: For the past two ​years, both the ​jobmarket and ​houseprices have flatlined in the ​area. The ​party has ​spent the last three months flatlining with a 34% popularity ​rating in the monthly ​polls.
flatlining
noun [U]
The ​effects of the music industry's flatlining have been ​felt by ​retailers.
(Definition of flatline from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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