slow

Definition

adjective
not going fast
ExamplesThe sales got off to a slow start, but picked up later. • Business is always slow after Christmas. • They were slow to reply or slow in replying to the customer's complaints. • The board is slow to come to a decision. • There was a slow improvement in sales in the first half of the year.
verb
to go less fast

"...cash paid for stock: overstocked lines, factory seconds, slow sellers" [Australian Financial Review]

"...a general price freeze succeeded in slowing the growth in consumer prices" [Financial Times]

"...the fall in short-term rates suggests a slowing economy" [Financial Times]

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