Definition of 'turbulence'
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Not all of them can ride out this financial turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It can be guaranteed that both countries will hit economic and political turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company said current economic turbulence may provide further opportunities for growth through acquisition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The seam acts as a rudder and the air turbulence around the sphere can cause it to swerve alarmingly. The Sun (2013)Something similar happens with solitary waves in the atmosphere and you sometimes feel them as clear air turbulence onboard aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He can fairly claim that the government is pursuing the best policies to take the country through the current economic turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There may be political turbulence too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are fears of political turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They talk of a man who has changed amid off-field turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This fund has been hit by recent turbulence, so is cheap. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Investor confidence can be a fragile creature, not least in times of financial turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Today, economic turbulence has splintered the middle class. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThe world may be gripped by global economic turbulence but not Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are certainly those who see this as a great time to buy and our regular traders have been extremely active during the recent turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If they walk away and the result is political and financial turbulence, the public will find it hard to forgive them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But with all the political turbulence, is he still relishing the job and managing at the same time to enjoy family life? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The news will intensify the atmosphere of chronic turbulence in the ancient sport, which has been embarrassed by one disreputable incident after another. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The recent turbulence has shown that the only genuine balanced portfolio is one with cash, bonds and perhaps a little gold alongside equities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That includes the eye-catching chrome door mirrors with LED lights which have been shaped to reduce air turbulence and wind noise. The Sun (2009)A British exit would cause financial turbulence across Europe and traders would also regard this as an opportunity to make profits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'turbulence'
British English: turbulence /ˈtɜːbjʊləns/ NOUN
Turbulence is a state of confusion and disorganized change.
...a region often affected by political turbulence.
- American English: turbulence
- Arabic: اِضْطِراب
- Brazilian Portuguese: turbulência
- Chinese: 骚乱
- Croatian: turbulencija
- Czech: nepokoje politické
- Danish: turbulens
- Dutch: turbulentie
- European Spanish: turbulencia
- Finnish: levottomuus
- French: turbulence
- German: Aufruhr
- Greek: αναταραχή
- Italian: turbolenza
- Japanese: 激動
- Korean: 난기류
- Norwegian: turbulens
- Polish: turbulencja
- European Portuguese: turbulência
- Romanian: turbulență
- Russian: турбулентность
- Spanish: turbulencia
- Swedish: turbulens
- Thai: ความปั่นป่วน
- Turkish: çalkantı
- Ukrainian: турбулентність
- Vietnamese: sự hỗn loạn
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