trend


trend
trend [ trend ] noun count ***
a gradual change or development that produces a particular result:
trend toward/to: We've seen a trend toward more violent movies this year.
trend in: the latest trends in popular music
an upward/downward trend: Today's figures continue the upward trend in the stock market.
follow a trend: Everyone seems to be following the trend for sleek shiny hairstyles.
buck a trend (=not be affected by a general trend): Dell announced profits up by 30%, bucking the trend in the troubled high-tech market.
reverse a trend
to change a trend so that the opposite thing happens
set a trend
to do something new that becomes popular:
His designs are setting new trends in women's fashion.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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