Definition of downtick in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊntɪk/


chiefly North American
A small decrease or slight downward trend: a downtick in the unemployment rate is welcome news
More example sentences
  • I really don't see a significant drop in PC sales here, just an economic downtick.
  • The little downtick we see today will be matched by an uptick tomorrow.
  • There wasn't any earth-shattering macroeconomic information that can be blamed for the downtick in markets.

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