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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of gradually lessening speed or falling behind.

Usage examples (37)
  • Part of the slowdown is a result of investors reducing their target exposure to the asset class.
  • That slowdown translates into fewer fabs and less dram capacity.
  • The impact of the global slowdown is seen on the placements too.
  • But it might well have to accept a longer-term slowdown of exports to Europe. for more
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