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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of downcycle.
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But the US men have been through downcycles before.
"Halliburton has successfully weathered multiple industry downcycles, and it is clear 2009 will be a challenging year for both the company and the industry," chairman and chief executive Dave Lesar said in a statement.
Pacer claims it retains volumes in downcycles and benefits from increased use of Stacktrain at the expense of long-haul trucking.
We have this idea that the natural downcycles are bad and must be halted at all costs.