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nosedive

US [ˈnoʊzˌdaɪv]
UK [ˈnəʊzˌdaɪv]
  • n.急剧下降;急转直下;暴跌;(飞行器的)俯冲
  • v.骤降;急剧下跌;暴跌;俯冲
  • Web猛跌;垂直俯冲;大暴跌
Simple Present:nosedives  Present Participle:nosediving  Past Tense:nosedived  
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n.
1.
急剧下降;急转直下;暴跌a sudden steep fall or drop; a situation where sth suddenly becomes worse or begins to fail
Oil prices took a nosedive in the crisis.
危机期间,石油价格暴跌。
These policies have sent the construction industry into an abrupt nosedive.
这些政策使得建筑业的形势急转直下。
2.
(飞行器的)俯冲the sudden sharp fall of an aircraft towards the ground with its front part pointing down
v.
1.
[i]
骤降;急剧下跌;暴跌to fall suddenly
Building costs have nosedived.
建筑费用猛跌下来。
2.
[i]
俯冲to fall suddenly with the front part pointing towards the ground

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