sharpbender

/ (ˈʃɑːpˌbɛndə) /

noun

informal an organization that has been underperforming its competitors but suddenly becomes more successful, often as a result of new management or changes in its business strategy

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Word Origin for sharpbender

C20: from the sharp upward bend in its sales or profits
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