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Noun
A steep downward plunge by an aircraft
“The pilot put the plane in a nosedive and ejected.”
Noun
A sudden dramatic deterioration
“Because the IT sector, by the year 2000, accounted for roughly half of U.S. GDP growth, the nosedive in IT growth slashed the growth rate of the overall economy.”
Noun
Plunge
Verb
Deteriorate suddenly and dramatically
“Furthermore, if the housing market starts to nosedive and mortgage lending slows, new business growth at both firms could dry up, especially when property investors start to get burned.”
Verb
“Ray began to nosedive, heading right for the ground below.”
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