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downturn

[ doun-turn ]SEE DEFINITION OF downturn

Synonyms for downturn

  • decline
  • deterioration
  • dip
  • plunge
  • slide
  • slump
  • descent
  • downtick
  • fall
  • retreat
  • sinking
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Antonyms for downturn

  • ascent
  • betterment
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
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WORD ORIGIN

1926 in the economic sense, from down (adv.) + turn (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DOWNTURN

decline

noundownward change in value, position

decrease

noundiminishing, lessening
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