Definition of 'slowdown'
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What happens from here largely depends on the extent of the slowdown in the global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is more important than any economic slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no way to escape a rather long period of slowdown in economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That can only point to a slowdown in activity in coming months. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The sharp slowdown in overall productivity growth in recent years is well known. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The slowdown was caused by a decline in energy prices. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is also increasing evidence of a global manufacturing slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most economists predict a slowdown in growth but for the economy to keep expanding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why economic reformers are striving to avert a sharp slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is recovering quite rapidly from a temporary slowdown caused by rising oil prices. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It will all depend on whether we see a slowdown in the global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But a sudden and sharp slowdown in global trade is hurting the cashflow of container shipping companies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It comes as two leading business groups warn of weak business confidence and a sharp slowdown in growth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Consumer and business confidence are plunging as a harbinger of a sharp slowdown in economic growth next year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Economists were taken aback by the pace of the slowdown and were split about whether prices would slow further this year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The economic slowdown has dented demand for petrol and diesel, into which biofuels are mixed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We're going to have to endure a slowdown in economic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That should at least reduce the long-term damage caused by the current economic slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first is a general slowdown in economic growth resulting from tighter lending conditions, especially for mortgages. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The idea that an economic slowdown in Britain might put a brake on this progress seems of little concern. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The slowdown in economic activity has eroded tax payments from businesses and households, pushing up public deficits and debt burdens. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He says: 'The past three months have shown a slowdown in the pace of decline but there are still considerable headwinds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The monthly economic check said that there was'no clear evidence' of a slowdown in business activity or lending by banks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On this side of the Atlantic, these financial shocks contributed to a noticeable slowdown in the pace of economic growth over the winter months. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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