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Downward shift in an economic cycle, such as from expansion or steady-state to recession. A stockmarket is in downturn when it changes from a bull market to a bear market. Opposite of upturn.

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The recent downturn hasn't really affected me at all: I'm still buying ammo and bibles every month and waiting for society to collapse, as I've always done.
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During the economic downturn, my father lost his job, so I was responsible for working my minimum wage job and contributing as much as I could.
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When companies have rivals that offer a better product at the same or better price, they often experience a downturn in their stock market profile.
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