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noun [countable] mainly journalism nosedive pronunciation in American English /ˈnoʊzˌdaɪv/
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  1. 1
    a sudden reduction in prices, profits, etc.
    go into a nosedive: The company’s share price went into a nosedive yesterday.
    take a nosedive: The value of the dollar took another nosedive today.
    1. a.
      a sudden end to success
      After the failure of the movie his career took a nosedive.
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  2. 2
    an occasion when an airplane suddenly falls out of the sky with its nose pointing down
    go into a nosedive: Onlookers saw the plane go into a nosedive.


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