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Meaning of DOWNTURN

Pronunciation:  'dawn`turn

WordNet Dictionary
[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



Thesaurus Terms
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