slump

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slump(
sluhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (economic downturn)
a. la crisis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We need to find a way to create more jobs so we can get out of this slump.Tenemos que buscar la manera de crear más empleo para poder salir de esta crisis.
b. la depresión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The town's economic development has been in a slump since the mills closed.El desarrollo económico del pueblo está sumido en una depresión desde que cerraron las fábricas.
2. (drop)
a. la caída
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The theater has seen a slump in attendance because they're not investing in good actors.El teatro ha sufrido una caída de audiencia porque no están invirtiendo en buenos actores.
b. el desplome
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The slump in oil prices had a greater impact on the global economy.El desplome de los precios del petróleo tuvo un impacto amplio en la economía global.
c. el bajón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The store owner is hoping the new advertising campaign will help the business to overcome their slump.El dueño de la tienda espera que la nueva campaña publicitaria ayude al negocio a superar el bajón.
d. la baja repentina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The slump in sales forced the restaurant to go out of business.La baja repentina de ventas obligó al restaurante a cerrar.
3. (period of little productivity or success)
a. el bajón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The team finally won a game to overcome the slump that had lasted a month.El equipo por fin ganó un partido, superando así un bajón que había durado un mes.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to decrease)
a. hundirse
Share prices slumped this morning, sending investors into a panic.Los precios de las acciones se hundieron esta mañana, sembrando el pánico entre los inversores.
b. desplomarse
The economy can slump because of purely psychological factors.La economía puede desplomarse debido a factores puramente psicológicos.
5. (to fall)
a. desplomarse
The soldier fell and slumped over the fence.El soldado cayó y se desplomó sobre la valla.
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slump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in prices, sales)
a. la desplome m, caída
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (economic depression)
a. la crisis inv, recesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (person)
a. caer, desplomarse
4. (economy)
a. hundirse
5. (prices)
a. desplomarse
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slump [slʌmp]
noun
(gen) baja (f) (repentina); bajón (m); (in production, sales) caída (f); baja (f); (economic) depresión (f)
the Slump el crac; the 1929 slump la depresión de 1929; la crisis económica de 1929; slump in prices hundimiento (m) de los precios; the slump in the price of copper la baja repentina del precio del cobre; slump in morale bajón (m) de moral
intransitive verb
1 [+price etc] hundirse; [+production, sales] bajar; caer; [+morale etc] desplomarse
2
to slump into a chair hundirse en una silla; he slumped to the floor se desplomó al suelo; he was slumped over the wheel se había caído encima del volante
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