Translation of downturn in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈdaʊntəːn//ˈdaʊnˌtərn/



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    the economy has taken a downturn la situación económica ha empeorado / ha dado un bajón
    • Throughout most of the history of the United States, business downturns have been relatively brief - perhaps a year long at most - and recoveries have come soon afterward.
    • Tech companies blame the sharp downturn in their industry for the big write-offs.
    • The economist said the downturn in the US economy had played a major part in a change in sentiment.
    • Critics have previously argued that the stability pact hampers growth by preventing euro zone governments from boosting public spending to stimulate their economies during downturns.
    • And with the prolonged stock market downturn, employers are running out of the time for smoothing out prior losses.
    • That's because highly levered businesses suffer in downturns as debt service eats into margins, and increases the risk of default.
    • Over the years it has been shown that some businesses are better at weathering cyclical downturns than others.
    • It is easy to blame the general downturn for the decline in telecom capital spending.
    • Thus, the expected growth from the single market may have been held back by the downturn in the business cycle.
    • Like many other dotcoms it's been hit by the economic downturn and the global decline in advertising revenues.
    • ‘This contraction was expected as economies worldwide succumbed to downturns,’ the department said in a statement.
    • The downturn in economic activity in Ireland in the second half of last year was unique in the context of previous downturns in the Irish economy.
    • There is a great deal of irresponsible leading going on and a downturn in the economy will expose it hurting all concerned.
    • Beaten-down big caps with the financial power to weather the inevitable downturns in business can offer investors spectacular rewards when the economy recovers.
    • Overproduction leads to declines in profits and sharp downturns in the business cycle, and a viable balancing of production, distribution, and demand is referred to as a regime of accumulation.
    • While most companies plan for economic or business downturns, they do not do the same level of preparation for disaster.
    • Tighter border security is sure to slow import growth even more in coming months, although lower imports will worsen downturns in economies around the world.
    • Out of all the sectors affected by the downturn, special activities holidays have fared best.
    • By the mid 1960s, confidence in the government's ability to utilize fiscal and monetary policy tools led many to believe that cyclical downturns in the economy were a thing of the past.
    • In past downturns, software spending declines usually trail the rest of the technology industry by six to nine months.