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slump
  • (toán kinh tế) xuống giá (hàng) nhanh; khủng hoảng
Concise Dictionary
slumps|slumped|slumpingslʌmp
noun
+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
verb
+assume a drooping posture or carriage
+fall or sink heavily
+fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
+go down in value

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 dip, trough, depreciation, decline, downturn, downslide, recession, depression, falling-off, fall-off, fall, drop, plunge, descent, crash, collapse, failure; nosedive, tailspin:
A slump in the housing market was one of the early signs of the impending recession. The market went into a slump this morning from which it barely recovered before closing.
v.
2 decline, slip, recede, fall (off), drop, plunge, descend, sink, crash, collapse, dive, plummet, take or go into a nosedive or tailspin:
Prices on the stock market slumped following announcement of a rise in interest rates
3 See slouch, 1, above.
slur
n.
1 smear, insult, calumny, aspersion, affront, stigma, stain, blot, spot, (black) mark, discredit, insinuation, innuendo, imputation, slander, libel, slight, Colloq put-down:
She resents any slur on her husband's character.
v.
2 mumble, misarticulate, garble, stutter, lisp:
Some people nowadays slur their speech so badly that one can hardly understand them
3 slur over. gloss over, pass over, disregard, give short shrift to, ignore:
The eulogies at the memorial service slurred over his faults and focused on his accomplishments.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb [V]
1 ~ (by sth)
~ (from sth) (to sth) to fall in price, value, number, etc., suddenly and by a large amount: Sales have slumped this year. + Profits slumped by over 50%. + The paper's circulation has slumped to 90 000.
2 [+adv./prep.] to sit or fall down heavily: The old man slumped down in his chair. + She slumped to her knees.
+ noun
1 ~ (in sth) a sudden fall in sales, prices, the value of sth, etc: a slump in sales / profits + This is the worst slump in property prices since the 1980s.
2 a period when a country's economy or a business is doing very badly: the slump of the 1930s + Housing sales are finally coming out of a three-month slump. + The toy industry is in a slump.
Compare: BOOM n. (1)
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

world/worldwide | economic, housing, price, property, sales

PREP.

in a ~
The economy is in a slump.
| into ~
The industry is sinking into slump.
| ~ in
Estate agents were badly hit by the slump in property prices.

verb

1 decrease suddenly

ADV.

badly, disastrously, dramatically, heavily
Oil prices have slumped quite badly in recent months.

PREP.

by
Profits slumped by 70 per cent.
| from, to
Shares in the company slumped from £2.75 to £1.54.

2 fall/sit down suddenly and heavily

ADV.

a little | dejectedly | forward
sitting with her head slumped forward
| back, down

PREP.

against
He slumped against the wall.
| in
She slumped back in her seat.
| into
He slumped down into a chair.
| over
She slumped dejectedly over the wheel.

PHRASES

be found slumped …
He was found slumped in a pool of blood by security guards.
| lie/sit slumped …



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