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downturn

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈdaʊn.tɜːn/  us   /-tɝːn/
a reduction in the amount or success of something, such as a country's economic activity: the continuing economic downturn There is evidence of a downturn in the housing market.
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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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