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  1. countdownnoun

    counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "countdown":

    counting, clock

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  1. Vin Weber:

    They’ve having a big conference next week, and my guess is that at that point, you’re gonna be able to see sort of a countdown to an announcement in the not too distant future.

  2. Shunichi Miyanaga:

    We are working without pause to deliver the first aircraft to ANA in 2020. It is the beginning of a countdown, not only to the first delivery but to a new era for the industry.

  3. David Madden:

    The countdown to the ECB meeting begins and the poor inflation and core inflation numbers from the euro zone points to more easing from (ECB president) Mario Draghi.

  4. Alexis Tsipras:

    A frenzy of fear-mongering with the responsibility of the Prime Minister himself is a final spasm before the end, the countdown for the ruling coalition and its catastrophic policies has already started.

  5. Ziad Khoury:

    We're in the final countdown, when it comes to security, it's not about numbers of people. It's about the quality, coordination and extra tools at your disposal.

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  • отброяванеBulgarian
  • odpočítáváníCzech
  • nedtællingDanish
  • Zeitkontrolle, CountdownGerman
  • αντίστροφη μέτρησηGreek
  • cuenta regresiva, cuenta atrásSpanish
  • lähtölaskentaFinnish
  • décompte, décompter, top 50, compte à rebours, hit-paradeFrench
  • ספירה לאחורHebrew
  • conto alla rovesciaItalian
  • カウントダウンJapanese
  • одбројува, одбројувањеMacedonian
  • aftellen, aftellingDutch
  • odliczaniePolish
  • contagem regressiva, retrocontagemPortuguese
  • denumărare, numărare regresivă, numărare inversăRomanian
  • обратный счёт, счёт в обратном направлении, отсчёт, обратный отсчётRussian
  • odštevati, odštevanjeSlovene
  • nedräkning, räkna nedSwedish
  • นับถอยหลังThai
  • 倒数Chinese

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