downswing


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down·swing

 (doun′swĭng′)
n.
1. A swing downward, as of a golf club.
2. A decline, as of a business.

downswing

(ˈdaʊnˌswɪŋ)
n
1. (Statistics) a statistical downward trend in business activity, the death rate, etc
2. (Golf) golf the downward movement or line of a club when striking the ball

down•swing

(ˈdaʊnˌswɪŋ)

n.
1. a downward swing, as of a golf club.
2. a downward trend, as of business.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.downswing - a swing downward of a golf club
golf shot, golf stroke, swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
2.downswing - 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

downswing

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

downswing

[ˈdaʊnswɪŋ] N (fig) → recesión f, caída f

downswing

[ˈdaʊnswɪŋ] n (= slump) → baisse f soudaine

downswing

[ˈdaʊnˌswɪŋ] downturn [ˈdaʊnˌtɜːn] n (Statistics) → calo
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