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Verb
To dive or plunge downwards
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“Ray began to nosedive, heading right for the waters below.”
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To decrease or decline suddenly and dramatically
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“Furthermore, if the housing market starts to nosedive and mortgage lending slows, new business growth at both firms could dry up.”
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To become smaller, weaker, or less important
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To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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Noun
Plural for a steep downward plunge
“Craig slammed the plane into a nosedive, and from Jebel's point of view, it looked as if he was on a suicide mission to wipe out the anti-aircraft batteries on the ground.”
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Plural for a sudden or dramatic deterioration or decrease
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“Its findings reveal that specialists dumped shares on the market ahead of the public, which led to a nosedive in prices.”
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