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upturnnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈʌptɜːn/
an ​increase in the ​amount or ​success of something, such as a country's ​economicactivity: economic/market upturn There are fears that ​higherborrowingrates will threaten the ​economic upturn.an upturn in sth There are still no ​signs of an upturn in ​globaleconomicgrowth.experience/see an upturn Forecasters expect to see an upturn in ​consumerspending by the end of the ​year. an upturn in ​prices/​profits/​sales a dramatic/​sharp/significant upturn a gradual/​sustained upturn
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