Meaning of “upturn” in the English Dictionary


"upturn" in Business English

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upturnnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈʌptɜːn/ us

an increase in the amount or success of something, such as a country's economic activity:

economic/market upturn There are fears that higher borrowing rates will threaten the economic upturn.
an upturn in sth There are still no signs of an upturn in global economic growth.
experience/see an upturn Forecasters expect to see an upturn in consumer spending by the end of the year.
an upturn in prices/profits/sales
a dramatic/sharp/significant upturn
a gradual/sustained upturn

(Definition of “upturn” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)