how to pronounce downturn


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The above transcription of downturn is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

downturn is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of downturn in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was an unusual downturn in the fact that …”

meanings of downturn


  1. To turn downwards.
  2. To decline.


  1. A downward trend, or the beginnings of one; a decline.

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