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

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trendnoun [C]

uk   us   /trend/
B1 a ​generaldevelopment or ​change in a ​situation or in the way that ​people are ​behaving: Surveys show a trend away from home-ownership and toward ​rentedaccommodation. There's been a downward/​upward trend in ​sales in the last few ​years. a new ​development in ​clothing, ​make-up, etc.: Whatever the ​latest fashion trend, you can be ​sure Nicki will be ​wearing it. The trend at the ​moment is for a more ​natural and less ​made-uplook.on trend fashionable: Her ​longskirt is ​right on trend this ​winter.
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trendverb [I]

uk   us   /trend/
to be one of the words, ​subjects, or ​names that is being ​mentioned most often on a socialmediawebsite or a ​newswebsite at a ​particulartime: Within ​minutes of the ​incident her ​name was trending onTwitter. Click here for a ​list of trending ​topics.
(Definition of trend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trendnoun [C]

 us   /trend/
the ​generaldirection of ​changes or developments: fashion trends The trend is toward ​workinglongerhours for less ​money.
(Definition of trend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trend" in Business English

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trendnoun [C]

uk   us   /trend/
a ​generaldevelopment in a ​situation or in the way that ​peoplebehave: consumer/industry/market trends Goods on the Retail Price Index have to be ​updated to ​accuratelyrepresentconsumer trends.a downward/upward trend Borrowing is on a ​downward trend.a trend for sth They are profiting from a ​growing trend for eating out.a trend in sth Manufacturers are being buffeted by trends in the ​globaleconomy.a trend of sth a trend of ​risingpricesa trend towards/toward sth The trend toward bigger ​cars is new this ​year. current/​general/recent trends growing/​long-term/​underlying trends business/​economic/​global trends
a new ​development in ​clothing, ​make-up, etc.: Autumn fashion trends are expected to favour muted colours.
above/below trend more or less than is usual: We will see ​GDP on a ​quarterlybasis above rather than below trend.
buck the/a trend to be different from or not be affected by the way that other ​people or things are ​behaving: Although ​industryprofits were down, MFG is expected to ​buck the trend and ​increaseprofits.
reverse the/a trend to make a ​generaldevelopment go in the ​opposite direction: Holding the ​rate of ​duty will do little to ​reverse the trend towards ​cross-bordershopping.
set the/a trend (for sb/sth) to ​start doing something that other ​peoplecopy: Our ​employeefocus could well set the trend for ​successfulcompanies in the future.
(Definition of trend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trend”
in Korean 추세, 경향…
in Arabic اِتِّجاه, نَزْعة…
in Malaysian arah aliran…
in French tendance…
in Russian тенденция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趨勢,趨向, 傾向,動向, 時尚…
in Italian tendenza…
in Turkish eğilim, yön, gidiş…
in Polish tendencja, trend, kierunek…
in Spanish tendencia…
in Vietnamese khuynh hướng…
in Portuguese tendência…
in Thai แนวทาง…
in German der Trend…
in Catalan moda, tendència…
in Japanese 動向, なりゆき…
in Chinese (Simplified) 趋势,趋向, 倾向,动向, 时尚…
in Indonesian kecenderungan…
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