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business cycle Line breaks: busi|ness cycle

Definition of business cycle in English:


A cycle or series of cycles of economic expansion and contraction. Also called trade cycle.
Example sentences
  • No, we'll never get rid of the business cycle but the business cycle is being dealt with much better than it used to be.
  • All of this shows how Fed policy works with long lags that vary from business cycle to business cycle.
  • Many of the adverse contrasts to a traditional business cycle were also technology-related.
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