trickle-down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"trickle-down" in British English

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trickle-downadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌtrɪk.l̩ˈdaʊn/
used to refer to a ​situation in which something that ​starts in the high ​parts of a ​systemspreads to the ​whole of the ​system: The ​supposed trickle-down effect of ​lowertaxes for the ​rich has not ​yetresulted in ​greaterprosperity for ​society as a ​whole.
(Definition of trickle-down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trickle-down" in Business English

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trickle-downadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
ECONOMICS relating to the ​idea that ​poorpeopleexperiencepositiveeffects when ​richpeople get ​richer and ​spend more ​money: The Westernized ​elitedominateeconomically, but there is no trickle-downeconomic benefit to the ​urbanpoor. Trickle-down ​economics posits that ​taxcuts for the ​wealthyindirectly enrich others.
relating to a ​situation in which something that ​starts at the ​top of an ​organization, ​system, etc. ​spreads to all of it: When ​retailers are not ​sellinggoods, there is a trickle-down ​effect, and we will see a broader ​slowdown across many ​sectors.
(Definition of trickle-down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trickle-down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 滴入式的,涓滴式的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滴入式的,涓滴式的…
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