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down·turn

 (doun′tûrn′)
n.
A tendency downward, especially in business or economic activity.

downturn

(ˈdaʊnˌtɜːn)
n
(Economics) a drop or reduction in the success of a business or economy

down•turn

(ˈdaʊnˌtɜrn)

n.
1. an act or instance of turning down, or the state of being turned down: the downturn of a lower lip.
2. a downward trend; decline.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.downturn - a worsening of business or economic activity; "the market took a downturn"
worsening - changing something with the result that it becomes worse
downspin - a swift and dangerous downturn

downturn

noun
A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:
Translations
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downturn

[ˈdaʊntɜːn] N (in economy) → deterioro m; (in sales, production) → disminución f

downturn

[ˈdaʊntɜːrn] n (= slump) → récession f
a downturn in → une récession dansdown under adv
(= in Australia) → en Australie
(= in New Zealand) → en Nouvelle-Zélande
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As economic downturns reduce household incomes and lower investors' and consumers' confidence in the economy, nonprofits face especially troubling times.
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