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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- The act or an instance of rotation in a circle or spiral.

Usage examples (30)
  • He said today that he isn't concerned with the short term gyrations of the market.
  • As for the Stock market, you are so obsessed with shot term gyrations you are missing. the long-term picture.
  • These short-term gyrations are disconcerting but remember that stocks are a claim on a very long-term stream of cash flows.
  • "Whether you can smooth out the gyrations is the test of the quality of fiscal policy." for more
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