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slump

US [slʌmp]
UK [slʌmp]
  • n.衰退;锐减;萧条期
  • v.猛跌;重重地坐下(或倒下)
  • Web暴跌;塌落;坍落
Plural Form:slumps  Present Participle:slumping  Past Tense:slumped  
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v.
1.
[i]
(价格、价值、数量等)骤降,猛跌,锐减to fall in price, value, number, etc., suddenly and by a large amount
Sales have slumped this year.
今年销售量锐减。
Profits slumped by over 50%.
利润突降 50% 以上。
The paper's circulation has slumped to 90 000.
此报纸的发行量骤减至 9 万份。
2.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
重重地坐下(或倒下)to sit or fall down heavily
The old man slumped down in his chair.
老先生一屁股跌坐到椅子上。
She slumped to her knees.
她扑通一声跪倒在地。
n.
1.
~ (in sth)
(销售量、价格、价值等的)骤降,猛跌,锐减a sudden fall in sales, prices, the value of sth, etc.
a slump in profits
利润锐减
2.
萧条期;衰退a period when a country's economy or a business is doing very badly
the slump of the 1930s
20 世纪 30 年代的大萧条
The toy industry is in a slump.
玩具业现在不景气。

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