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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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The United States economy has been in a period of growth for nearly a decade and markets have largely been on the rise in recent years, but with an economic downturn almost certain to come eventually some investors are wondering what to do to insulate themselves from the impact of a potential recession.
New York: Fitch Ratings said as the credit cycle transitions, managed accounts and business development corporations have newly emerged as core middle market funding sources creating ramifications for the next downturn.
That advice is: Take advantage of the coming economic downturn to invest in your business.
Knowing that most companies will have a knee-jerk reaction to the 2019 downturn and limit or deny approvals for most projects, Beaulieu says this provides all the more reason for smart companies to be contrarian in their thinking and take this time to invest and prepare for the bounce-back.
The results indicate that rural coal families may do better than others in dealing with the stress of an economic downturn. "Coal families in rural areas have significant experience with the boom-bust cycle," says lead author Michael Betz.