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downturn

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdaʊntɜːn/
a period when a business or economy becomes less successful: There has been a sharp downturn in sales.Starting, succeeding and failing in businessEconomics and the state of the economy
Translations of “downturn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 衰退,漸入低迷…
in Russian спад…
in Turkish düşüş, işte başarısızlık, azalma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衰退,渐入低迷…
in Polish załamanie…
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