Definition of 'cyclical'
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This suggests much of the good news for this cyclical business may be in the share price. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But this still suggests that a large share of the total decline is cyclical in nature. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This cyclical design process is common in the car industry. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Prop trading by investment banks tends to follow a cyclical pattern. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When should a bad patch be considered more serious than a mere cyclical downturn? Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a classic cyclical business and that imbalance in supply and demand will correct itself. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is not a normal cyclical downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The airline business is highly cyclical and we have seen these downturns before. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The financial maelstrom that has swept through the global economy is not a normal cyclical downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Few businesses are more cyclical than recruitment specialists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The economy is at serious risk of something much worse than a normal cyclical downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is not true that these two kinds of businesses tend to behave radically differently in cyclical fluctuations. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It also wants to diversify out of minerals as protection against the cyclical nature of the mining industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He argued that the ideal fiscal policy was not to make interventions to change demand but to minimise cyclical fluctuations. Times, Sunday Times (2006)City executives are used to the cyclical nature of the economy and often have personalities that thrive on excitement and challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The archeological record is full of examples of such cyclical changes in intensity, location and detail. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)The normal cyclical pattern seems to have been been stalled, for now anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Because the world's weather patterns are cyclical. Christianity Today (2000)This is a wildly cyclical business, and the share prices tend to reflect this. Times, Sunday Times (2013)First, investors appear worried about the cyclical nature of investment banking. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is, though, a cyclical process at work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A graph of the case data by season or month is usually prepared to show cyclical changes in the numbers of cases of a disease. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Don't fail to make yourself an expert on your industry's cyclical pattern. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)
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Translations for 'cyclical'
British English: cyclical ADJECTIVE
A cyclical process is one in which a series of events happens again and again in the same order.
...the cyclical nature of the airline business.
Definition of cyclical from the Collins English Dictionary
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