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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment; v. - Fall heavily or suddenly;

Usage examples (37)
  • The team went into a slump
  • Yet, for all its simplicity, the insight that a slump is about an excess demand for money makes nonsense of the whole hangover theory.
  • If a job slump is short and shallow, old jobs come back.
  • The slump is over, and a steady appreciation has set in. for more
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