a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.
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How to use business cycle in a sentence
Then there are seasonality changes that you see recover with the change in seasons for your business cycles.Google categorizes what organic search traffic drops look like | Barry Schwartz | July 20, 2021 | Search Engine Land
The business cycle evolves and you have to constantly assess it.Coronavirus-induced change and accelerations: Digiday’s top trends for 2021 | Pierre Bienaimé | December 22, 2020 | Digiday
This is a middling jobs report for the middle of the business cycle.The Slow, Grinding Repair of the American Labor Market | Megan McArdle | May 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But given the length of the business cycle, another downturn is unlikely to happen again in the second term (if there is one).
The current gloom is no more realistic than late 1990s euphoria and will fade with the turn of the business cycle.
But we also need an approach that could credibly balance the budget over the business cycle.
Since both took office close to a business cycle trough and left office close to a cyclical peak, this is a reasonable comparison.
Many, probably the majority, are making more money than at any previous stage of the business cycle.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
It is better to apply to it the imagery of the business cycle.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
The equation of exchange should cover the whole business cycle, to fit in with the theory.The Value of Money | Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Each business cycle has its own peculiar characteristics—it is unique as Mitchell says.The Settlement of Wage Disputes | Herbert Feis
The business cycle is man-made; and men of good will, working together, can smooth it out.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman | Harry S. Truman
British Dictionary definitions for business cycle
mainly US and Canadian the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country: Also called: trade cycle
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Cultural definitions for business cycle
A period during which business activity reaches a low point, recovers, expands, reaches a high point, decreases to a new low point, and so on.
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