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Meaning of DOWNTURN

Pronunciation:  'dawn`turn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a worsening of business or economic activity; "the market took a downturn"
 

DOWNTURN is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: downswing
 
 See Also: downspin, worsening

 

 

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