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Use "slowdowns" in a sentence
"Defaults tend to rise during economic slowdowns, which is also when asset prices drop."
"WIAN: Now the shippers are very worried that the union will resume its work slowdowns, which is what caused the shippers to lock out the union in the first place."
"Maybe we should ignore the chatter of "near bottoms" in share prices, "slowdowns" in mortgage foreclosures, "moderation" in housing price declines, "renewed" banking confidence and all the other pseudo-indicators."