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slow·down

 (slō′doun′)
n.
The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace: a production slowdown.

slowdown

(ˈsləʊˌdaʊn)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the usual US and Canadian word for go-slow
2. any slackening of pace

slow•down

(ˈsloʊˌdaʊn)

n.
1. a slowing down or delay in progress, action, etc.
2. a deliberate slowing of pace by workers to win demands from their employer.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slowdown - the act of slowing down or falling behind
delay, holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

slowdown

noun
Translations

slowdown

[ˈsləʊdaʊn] N
1. (= reduction) [of productivity, growth] → disminución f del ritmo; [of economy] → ralentización f
2. (US) (= go-slow) → huelga f de manos caídas, huelga f de celo (Sp)

slowdown

[ˈsləʊdaʊn] n (in speed, growth, activity)ralentissement mslow lane n
(= on road) (in France)voie f de droite; (in Britain)voie f de gauche
to be in the slow lane [country, company] → être à la traîne

slowdown

[ˈsləʊˌdaʊn] nrallentamento
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