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Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary, were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order. The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence, leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
Kamisese Mara

Meaning of "slump" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SLUMP

Probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Low German slump bog, Norwegian slumpa to fall.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SLUMP

slump  [slʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slump is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb slump in English.

WHAT DOES SLUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slump in the English dictionary

The first definition of slump in the dictionary is to sink or fall heavily and suddenly. Other definition of slump is to relax ungracefully. Slump is also to decline suddenly; collapse.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SLUMP

PRESENT

Present
I slump
you slump
he/she/it slumps
we slump
you slump
they slump
Present continuous
I am slumping
you are slumping
he/she/it is slumping
we are slumping
you are slumping
they are slumping
Present perfect
I have slumped
you have slumped
he/she/it has slumped
we have slumped
you have slumped
they have slumped
Present perfect continuous
I have been slumping
you have been slumping
he/she/it has been slumping
we have been slumping
you have been slumping
they have been slumping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I slumped
you slumped
he/she/it slumped
we slumped
you slumped
they slumped
Past continuous
I was slumping
you were slumping
he/she/it was slumping
we were slumping
you were slumping
they were slumping
Past perfect
I had slumped
you had slumped
he/she/it had slumped
we had slumped
you had slumped
they had slumped
Past perfect continuous
I had been slumping
you had been slumping
he/she/it had been slumping
we had been slumping
you had been slumping
they had been slumping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will slump
you will slump
he/she/it will slump
we will slump
you will slump
they will slump
Future continuous
I will be slumping
you will be slumping
he/she/it will be slumping
we will be slumping
you will be slumping
they will be slumping
Future perfect
I will have slumped
you will have slumped
he/she/it will have slumped
we will have slumped
you will have slumped
they will have slumped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been slumping
you will have been slumping
he/she/it will have been slumping
we will have been slumping
you will have been slumping
they will have been slumping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would slump
you would slump
he/she/it would slump
we would slump
you would slump
they would slump
Conditional continuous
I would be slumping
you would be slumping
he/she/it would be slumping
we would be slumping
you would be slumping
they would be slumping
Conditional perfect
I would have slump
you would have slump
he/she/it would have slump
we would have slump
you would have slump
they would have slump
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been slumping
you would have been slumping
he/she/it would have been slumping
we would have been slumping
you would have been slumping
they would have been slumping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you slump
we let´s slump
you slump
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to slump
Past participle
slumped
Present Participle
slumping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLUMP


bump
bʌmp
chump
tʃʌmp
clump
klʌmp
crump
krʌmp
dump
dʌmp
flump
flʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
high-jump
ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
plump
plʌmp
pump
pʌmp
rump
rʌmp
stump
stʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLUMP

slumberous
slumberously
slumberousness
slumbersome
slumbery
slumbrous
slumbrously
slumbrousness
slumgullion
slumgum
slumism
slumlord
slummed
slummer
slumming
slummock
slummy
slump test
slumpflation
slumpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLUMP

air pump
breast lump
breast pump
broad jump
fist bump
fuel pump
heat pump
high jump
long jump
on the jump
on the stump
parachute jump
refuse dump
schlump
shlump
sugar lump
the high jump
the lump
the Slump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of slump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SLUMP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «slump» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of slump

Translation of «slump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLUMP

Find out the translation of slump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 暴跌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caer en picado
570 millions of speakers

English

slump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मंदी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تراجع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спад
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cair
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অতিমন্দা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chuter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kemerosotan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fallen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

急落する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폭락하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slump
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sụt giảm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमी होणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çökme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crollare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spadek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спад
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

criză
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ύφεση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

insinking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lågkonjunktur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slump
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLUMP»

The term «slump» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.822 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slump

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9 QUOTES WITH «SLUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word slump.
1
Hank Aaron
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
2
Richie Ashburn
To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better.
3
Kevin Barry
Get up, groan, write a bit, moan, eat breakfast, write some more, cycle my bike through the Sligo hills, make up country songs as I pedal along, sing them, have lunch, have a nap, groan, moan, write a small bit more, cook dinner, feed wifey, open a bottle, or several, slump, sleep.
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Christopher Dawson
The present age has seen a great slump in humanist values.
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Kamisese Mara
Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary, were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order. The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence, leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
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Michael Medved
The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's box office slump reveals the same shallow, materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place.
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Ichiro Suzuki
If I'm in a slump, I ask myself for advice.
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Joe Torre
When you're in a slump, you do something different, just to try it. I remember one time I was in a slump, and I borrowed one of Henry Aaron's bats and hit two homers. I used my own bats the next night. I just needed a change.
9
Paul Winchell
Ventriloquism today is in a slump.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLUMP»

Discover the use of slump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and ...
McNally analyses the global financial crisis as the first systematic crisis of the neo-liberal stage of capitalism and argues that far from having ended, the crisis has ushered in a new period of worldwide economic and political turbulence.
David McNally, 2010
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Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the ...
This timely volume pinpoints where human resources departments, the financial industry, and government officials have succeeded—or failed—in bridging the way to a new retirement system.
Annamaria Lusardi, 2009
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User's Guide to ASTM Specification C94 on Ready-Mixed Concrete
Sections 15 and 16 reference or identify the use of the slump test, which has very specific procedures described in ASTM C 143/C 143M. The slump test was originally developed to provide a measure of consistency of freshly mixed concrete ...
D. Gene Daniel, Colin L. Lobo, 2005
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Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era
In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances and thinking that form the context for the decision to use these weapons, surveys the major debates related to that decision, and provides a comprehensive ...
Charles C. Alexander, 2013
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Concrete in Hot Environments
The slump data of Figs 4.2 and 4.3 refer to the initial slump, i.e. to the slump determined as soon as possible after the mixing operation is completed. Nevertheless, some time elapses between the moment the water is added to the mix and the ...
I. Soroka, 2003
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Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction
High-range water-reducing admixtures meeting ASTM C 494, Types F or G, and midrange water-reducing admixtures meeting ASTM C 494, Type A, can be used to either reduce the water content required for a given slump or increase the ...
ACI Committee 302, 2004
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No-slump roller-compacted concrete (RCC) for use in mass ...
The use of no-slump, roller-compacted concrete (RCC) in mass concrete construction was investigated.
K. L. Saucier, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1984
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Breaking the Slump
With stories from greats Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Johnny Miller, Dottie Pepper, Greg Norman, George Herbert Walker Bush, Paul Azinger, and many others, this is an emotional and spiritual first aid kit for anyone who plays the game and ...
Jimmy Roberts, 2009
9
Dr. Slump
When goofy inventor Senbei Norimaki creates a precocious robot named Arale, his masterpiece turns out to be more than he bargained for! -- VIZ Media
Akira Toriyama, 2013
10
Compaction study of zero-slump concrete
Tests were conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station in September 1975 to determine the effectiveness of vibratory and static compaction rollers in the compaction of zero-slump portland cement concrete pavements.
Cecil Dawson Burns, Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.). Soils and Pavements Laboratory, 1976

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slump is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bouchard all smiles despite season-long slump
There were no signs that her unexpected season-long slump has got her down. Bouchard was the talk of the tennis world in 2014 after reaching the semifinals at ... «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
2
WA jobless rate jumps on mining slump
CommSec's Savanth Sebastian said new jobs in the health care, professional services and education sectors had been overshadowed by the resources slump. «Business Spectator, Jul 15»
3
Twins' Torii Hunter ends slump with homer
Twins right fielder Torii Hunter snapped a 2-for-17 slump with a first-inning home run, Monday against Baltimore. Hunter went 1 for 4 and hit his 13th homer of ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Manufacturing slump points to unemployment increase: Ai Group
New research indicates Australia's weak economy is driving a sharp contraction in the manufacturing sector, raising fresh fears the unemployment rate will rise ... «ABC Online, Jun 15»
5
When Will the Revolution Snap the Summer Slump?
With one win in ten tries, the annual New England Revolution summer slump is in full swing. The team's latest result was a 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps ... «The Bent Musket, Jun 15»
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OPEC petroleum exports fall below $1 trillion in 2014 on oil slump
The drop follows the oil-price slump in 2014 from over $100 a barrel in June to below $60 by December on slowing demand, rising supply and OPEC's decision ... «Al-Arabiya, Jun 15»
7
Iron ore surges after two-week slump
The price of iron ore has jumped overnight as buying pressure returned after an extended two week slump. At the end of the latest session, benchmark iron ore ... «Business Spectator, Jun 15»
8
Slump sees more than 2000 property agents leave major firms
TODAY reports: Real estate agencies say they typically experience 10 to 15 per cent attrition at the start of the year, partly a result of agents switching companies ... «Channel News Asia, Jun 15»
9
Curry says his fall vs. Houston not related to shooting slump
While other factors have been at play — the Cavaliers have played quality defense on Curry with Iman Shumpert and Matthew Dellavedova — Curry has hit ... «NBCSports.com, Jun 15»
10
Ryan Zimmerman unfazed, looking to bust out of hitting slump
A decade of major league experience has taught Ryan Zimmerman about the dynamics of slumps. He knows the helpless feeling that accompanies them, but he ... «Washington Times, Jun 15»
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