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noun as in drop


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Perhaps owing to large unemployment figures and a massive economic downturn, the decisions customers have been making are trending toward the more frugal end of the spectrum.

Overcoming those issues is hard at the best of times, not least during a downturn and the financial stresses that come with it.

From Digiday

It now joins much of the world in succumbing to a pandemic-induced downturn.

From Fortune

While two-thirds of those funds come from property taxes, which are relatively stable from year to year, the rest—which largely hails from sales taxes and fees—is just as affected by an economic downturn as the state revenue.

From Fortune

The downturn does appear to be slowing, however, with sales dropping just 4% in July—the lowest monthly decline yet.

From Fortune

But Pragnell is hoping Casa Bruja will sidestep the trend's downturn.

But the once-promising film career she was supposedly leaving to chase was already on a downturn.

According to Beaton, the additional downturn in tourism will have grave consequences.

The increase in use tracks pretty well with the rise in unemployment and poverty during the downturn.

The childcare vouchers were slashed or frozen in the economic downturn, leaving many families worse off.

We have met and reversed the first significant downturn in economic activity since the war.

The economic downturn of the past year was the first real test that our system of unemployment insurance has had to meet.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to downturn, such as: decline, deterioration, dip, plunge, slide, and slump.

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