Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be on an upward/downward trajectory”

See all translations

be on an upward/downward trajectory

to be getting higher or lower: The government is now claiming that inflation is on a downward trajectory.
Translations of “be on an upward/downward trajectory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在上升/下降…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在上升/下降…
(Definition of be on an upward/downward trajectory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More