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  1. slowdownnoun

    abatement, diminution, retardation, cutback

  2. slowdownnoun

    A reduction in speed, or a decrease in the level of production etc

    retardation, abatement, diminution, cutback

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slowdown, lag, retardationnoun

    the act of slowing down or falling behind

    slowness, meantime, backwardness, retardent, subnormality, interim, retardant, mental retardation, slowing, meanwhile, lag, deceleration, stave, retardation

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  1. Sidney Huang:

    Despite the macro slowdown the consumption growth remains healthy.

  2. Michael McCarthy:

    The Chinese economy actually contracted in December and that's adding fire to fears of a more rapid slowdown in the world's second biggest economy.

  3. Nigel Green:

    There are many, and legitimate, contributing factors to the global economic slowdown narrative. These include China-related issues, such as the recent devaluation of its currency, the stock market's boom and bust in recent months, and slower GDP growth, i believe that this volatility is likely to remain with us, at least until the end of the year ... But for most long term investors, fears of a near-term financial apocalypse are overdone.

  4. Chris Hare:

    But the downside risk is that more of the slowdown relates to underlying weakness.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Economic slowdown of a nation is neither structural nor cyclical, but only artificial unless and until the companies across the industries in that country go on a hiring spree to increase the number of their sales & marketing personnel.

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