tailspin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tailspinnoun

uk   us   /ˈteɪlˌspɪn/
[C usually singular] a ​situation in which a ​planeturns round and round as it ​fallsquickly towards the ​ground [S] a ​situation in which something ​starts to ​fail or ​losevalue and gets more and more out of ​control: Share ​prices went into a tailspin when the ​CEOresigned.
(Definition of tailspin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tailspinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪlˌspɪn/
a ​suddenfall that cannot be ​controlled: The ​plane went into a tailspin and ​crashed. Events in Asia ​sent the ​stockmarket into a tailspin.
(Definition of tailspin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tailspin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (飞机的)尾旋,尾螺旋, 失控状态,混乱…
in Chinese (Traditional) (飛機的)尾旋,尾螺旋, 失控狀態,混亂…
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