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noun [countable]     slowdown pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [usually singular] a period when there is less activity

    an economic slowdown

    slowdown in:

    a slowdown in industrial activity

  2. 2
    American a period when workers protest about something by working more slowly than usual

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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