Definition of downtrend noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdaʊntrend//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaʊntrend//
[singular] Economy
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a situation in which business activity or performance decreases or becomes worse over a period of time There was a gradual downtrend in the price of grain. opposite uptrend See related entries: Economy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: downtrend