Noun(1) a worsening of business or economic activity
(1) It is easy to blame the general downturn for the decline in telecom capital spending.(2) Thus, the expected growth from the single market may have been held back by the downturn in the business cycle.(3) Tech companies blame the sharp downturn in their industry for the big write-offs.(4) a downturn in the housing market(5) And with the prolonged stock market downturn , employers are running out of the time for smoothing out prior losses.(6) The economist said the downturn in the US economy had played a major part in a change in sentiment.(7) There is a great deal of irresponsible leading going on and a downturn in the economy will expose it hurting all concerned.(8) economic downturn(9) Out of all the sectors affected by the downturn , special activities holidays have fared best.(10) a downturn in the housing market(11) Like many other dotcoms it's been hit by the economic downturn and the global decline in advertising revenues.(12) Under the woman's worried stare, the boy's downturned mouth began to quiver.(13) Critics have previously argued that the stability pact hampers growth by preventing euro zone governments from boosting public spending to stimulate their economies during downturns .(14) But in today's downturned economy, there is a new interest in rehabilitating them.(15) Overproduction leads to declines in profits and sharp downturns in the business cycle, and a viable balancing of production, distribution, and demand is referred to as a regime of accumulation.(16) The downturn in economic activity in Ireland in the second half of last year was unique in the context of previous downturns in the Irish economy.
(1) down turn :: af beurt
1. downswing ::
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