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upturn

Pronunciation: /ˈʌptɜːrn; ˈʌptɜːn/

Translation of upturn in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in demand, production) repunte (masculine), mejora (feminine) an upturn in the economy un repunte en la economía there's no sign of an upturn no hay indicios de que vaya a haber una mejora or de que las cosas vayan a tomar un giro positivo there was an upturn in their fortunes la suerte empezó a sonreírles
    Example sentences
    • Take-up across the European office markets remains weak with little improvement expected before an upturn in economic fortunes.
    • Many assumed that an upturn in economic conditions would lead to an improvement in immigration policies, but they were mistaken.
    • Alongside the new housing estates the thriving Rowallan Business Park is the other overt sign of an upturn in economic fortunes.

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