business cycle

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Related to Juglar cycle: Kondratieff Cycle, Kondratiev Cycle

business cycle

n.
A cycle of economic activity typically characterized by recession, recovery, growth, and decline.

business cycle

n
(Economics) chiefly US and Canadian the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country. Also called: trade cycle

busi′ness cy`cle


n.
a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.
[1920–25]

business cycle

The tendencies of some economies to fluctuate regularly between boom and depression.
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Noun1.business cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and declinebusiness cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and decline
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
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1) For example, the classic Juglar cycle lasts 6-10 years, a series of short Kitchin cycles last 4 years.
The Kondratieff cycle is completed in 50-60 years, the Juglar cycle in 7-10 years, and the Kitchin cycle in 2-3 years.
Some nineteenth century economists saw the cause of this Juglar cycle in changing weather patterns.