trendnoun [C]us uk /trend/
- The trend towards downshifting, where employees swap the stress of corporate life for more quality time, tempted 6% of the UK workforce last year.
- You can't really extrapolate a trend from such a small sample.
- A worrying trend for insurers has been a rise in fraudulent claims.
- The trend towards home ownership has gone into reverse.
- With an upward trend in inflation, you expect prices to rise.