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Nor were they driven by anger related to the civil rights abuses facing communities of color or the delayed stimulus payments to address the economic slowdown.
The county opened up vaccinations to residents 75 and older Monday, citing a recent slowdown in appointments.Morning Report: CVPD Chief Didn’t Know Department Shared Info With Feds|Voice of San Diego|January 20, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The result is a mix of slowdowns in getting vaccines out and discarded doses as people don’t meet narrow guidelines.America’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout is way too complicated|German Lopez|January 15, 2021|Vox
If the pandemic were to go on for the second part of 2021, which I think nobody believes will be the case, you might have some impact because of administrative slowdowns and other things.5G will get better this year, promises Verizon exec|Aaron Pressman|January 7, 2021|Fortune
Illumina in 2019 noted a slowdown in demand for consumer DNA test kits.DNA Testing Is Unearthing Local Fertility Fraud Cases|Jared Whitlock|January 5, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Their immediate response tells an important truth about a police slowdown that has spread throughout New York City in recent days.
Residents of the neighborhoods where cops are needed the most are mixed on the impact of the apparent slowdown.
CDC Director Thomas Frieden is also seen in the ad deploring the slowdown in funds.How to Politicize Ebola: Blame It on Obama—or the GOP|Eleanor Clift|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While states have the right to set their own judicial penalties, there has been no capital punishment slowdown at a federal level.Florida Drags Down U.S. on Amnesty International’s Global Death Penalty Report|Nico Hines|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Keynesians have insisted that the slower economy should explain much of the recent slowdown in job gains.Robotic Technologies Could Aggravate the U.S. Problem of Slow Jobs Growth|Robert Shapiro|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for slowdown
Other Idioms and Phrases with slowdown
Delay, retard, reduce speed, as in She slowed down the sled by dragging her foot, or Slow down, Bill; you're driving much too fast. [First half of 1800s] Also see slow up.
Become less active or vigorous, as in Now that I'm in my seventies I find I've slowed down quite a bit. [Second half of 1800s]