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Synonyms for slowdown

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slowdown, lag, retardation(noun)

    the act of slowing down or falling behind

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


  1. slowdown(noun)

    abatement, diminution, retardation, cutback

  2. slowdown(noun)

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

    retardation, abatement, diminution, cutback

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  1. Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd:

    While I concur with my colleagues here in Davos that a synchronized global slowdown is underway, fears of recession are overblown, if anything, the outlook is brightening as policymakers are beginning to awaken to the mounting risks arising from a protracted trade war and increasing nationalism.

  2. John Kelly:

    That's a policy decision to transfer them, i know it's caused a lot angst in a lot of areas. I don't -- I don't try to slowdown transfers. I -- I facilitate transfers.

  3. Zhou Hao:

    Demand for commodities has been hit hard by the slowdown in the property sector and this has exacerbated the supply glut that we're seeing for many industries, especially for steel, iron ore and coal.

  4. Chris Hare:

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

  5. Yang Yewei:

    There was some slowdown in December but we don't need to be too concerned with property because things are improving on the financing side.

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