Meaning of SLOWDOWN in English

SLOWDOWN

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

( -s )

Etymology: from slow down, v.

: a slowing down

a business slowdown

an industrial slowdown

a sales slowdown

specifically : a slowing down in the performance of duties by workers as a protest and means toward forcing compliance with demands — compare sit-down

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