downcycle

[ doun-sahy-kuh l ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌsaɪ kəl /

noun

a downward course in the business cycle.

Nearby words

  1. downcastly,
  2. downcome,
  3. downcomer,
  4. downcourt,
  5. downcurved,
  6. downdraft,
  7. downdraught,
  8. downer,
  9. downers grove,
  10. downey

Origin of downcycle

First recorded in 1975–80; down1 + cycle

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019