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precipitousadjective

uk   /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.təs/  us   /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬əs/
If a slope is precipitous, it is very steep: a precipitous mountain path
If a reduction or increase is precipitous, it is fast or great: Over the past 18 months, there has been a precipitous fall in car sales.
precipitously
adverb uk   /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.təs.li/  us   /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬əs.li/
The price of shares dropped precipitously with the news of poor sales figures.
(Definition of precipitous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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precipitousadjective

 us   /prɪˈsɪp·ɪ·t̬əs/
very steep, or falling a long way very fast: precipitous cliffs New fads could result in a precipitous drop in sales.
(Definition of precipitous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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precipitousadjective

uk   us   /prɪˈsɪpɪtəs/
if a reduction is precipitous, it happens very suddenly and is very big: a precipitous decline/drop/fall The company has seen a precipitous decline in advertising revenue.
done too quickly without thinking enough about any possible problems: a precipitous decision
precipitously
adverb
Manufacturing has fallen precipitously.
(Definition of precipitous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “precipitous”
en chino (simplificado) 陡峭的,陡峻的, 骤然的,急剧的…
en chino (tradicionál) 陡峭的,陡峻的, 驟然的,急遽的…
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