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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

characteristic of a period of economic prosperity followed by a depression

Usage examples (39)
  • "This boom-and-bust type of thing happens," Mr. Neish says.
  • In particular, they are susceptible to boom-and-bust cycles.
  • The history of the Amazon is a series of boom-and-bust cycles.
  • Commercial real estate is, of course, prone to boom-and-bust cycles. for more
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