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Definition of

business cycle


regular repeating pattern of economic activity a regular pattern of fluctuation in national income, moving from upturn to downturn in about five years

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Definitions of ’business cycle’ and meaning of ’business cycle’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’business cycle’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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