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“comedown” in English

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comedownnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈkʌm.daʊn/ us /ˈkʌm.daʊn/ informal

a situation that is not as good as the one you were in before:

These days he plays to audiences of a hundred or fewer which is a bit of a comedown after Wembley Stadium.

(Definition of “comedown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“comedown” in American English

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comedownnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkʌmˌdɑʊn/

a reduction in position, value, or enjoyment:

I liked most of the book, but the ending was a real comedown.

(Definition of “comedown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)