Meaning of TREND in English

TREND

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A ~ is a change or development towards something new or different.

This is a growing ~.

...a ~ towards part-time employment.

N-COUNT

2.

To set a ~ means to do something that becomes accepted or fashionable, and that a lot of other people copy.

The record has already proved a success and may well start a ~.

N-COUNT: usu sing

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