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bear market

Syllabification: bear mar·ket

Definition of bear market in English:

noun

Stock Market
A market in which prices are falling, encouraging selling.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, your pension is priced for a bull market, not a bear market, and as a result is very risky.
  • Despite a three-year bear market share prices can not be said to be cheap.
  • As the bear market in shares has become more pronounced, messenger shooters have become more common.

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