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[trend]
noun [C]
a gradual change or development that produces a particular result
His designs often set the trend (= start something that becomes popular) for the new season.[/ex]
We've seen a trend towards more violent films this year.[/ex]
the latest trends in popular music[/ex]
Words often used with trend Adjectives often used with trendcurrent, general, growing, increasing, present, recent, rising, underlying + TREND: used about different types of trend

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