Meaning of SLOWDOWN in English

SLOWDOWN

transcription, транскрипция: [ sloʊdaʊn ]

( slowdowns)

1.

A slowdown is a reduction in speed or activity.

There has been a sharp slowdown in economic growth.

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2.

A slowdown is a protest in which workers deliberately work slowly and cause problems for their employers. ( AM BUSINESS; in BRIT, use go-slow )

It’s impossible to assess how many officers are participating in the slowdown.

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