Slump

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Slump

  • (verb) sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply. “she slumped against the cushions”
  • (verb) undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount. “land prices slumped”
  • (verb) fail or decline substantially. “United slumped to another one–nil defeat”
  • (noun) a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something. “a slump in profits”
  • (noun) a prolonged period of abnormally low economic activity, typically bringing widespread unemployment. “he had survived two world wars and a slump”
  • (noun) a period of substantial failure or decline. “Arsenal’s recent slump”

Slump meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कीमतों में कमी आना, मंदी, गिर पड़ना, गिरावट, भारी गिरावट आना, अवपात, धप् से गिर जाना, अकस्मात पतन, अधिक संख्या, अनेकता, गिर पड़ना, ढेर लगाना, दलदला, फेंकना, मंदी, संमिलित करना, संयुक्त करना

Slump origin

  • late 17th century (in the sense ‘fall into a bog’): probably imitative and related to Norwegian slumpe ‘to fall’.

Slump in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Indian developers slump on bankruptcy and tax woes; HDIL, Oberoi …, The share slump highlights India’s intensifying demand slowdown. A series of economic shocks in the past three years, from the unexpected …
  • Top India Developer Slumps on Report of Supreme Court Probe, (Bloomberg) — Shares of DLF Ltd. plunged the most in almost three years after a newspaper reported that India’s top court is looking into …
  • Auto slump to hit investors, Indian economy; Here’s what government …, A vibrant auto sector is key to India’s economic growth. The current prolonged slump amidst the weakening demand has brought the industry to …
  • Gold prices today edge lower but silver rates slump, Tracking gold, silver prices also softened in Indian markets with September silver contracts on MCX slumping 1.2% to ₹43,302 per kg. Globally …
  • Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India …, Two international retail brands that debuted in India with much fanfare over the past couple of years have missed their growth targets in the …

Slump pronunciation

How Can Modi 2.0 Revive India's Economic Slump?

Forgo

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Forgo

  • (verb) go without (something desirable). “she wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could”
  • (verb) refrain from. “we forgo any comparison between the two men”

Forgo meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • त्याग देना, त्यागना

Forgo origin

  • Old English forgān (see for-go1).

Forgo in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • PM Imran Khan gives army chief Gen Bajwa 3-year extension, .. civilian government to forgo its right to choose a chief of army staff. … message was being conveyed to India that there was “continuation and …
  • Piyush Goyal not attending RCEP Beijing meet, The absence of Goyal means India is budging. The 19 other countries are pushing India to forgo concerns on tariff elimination. The pact would …
  • ‘No first use’ nuke policy isn’t dead, but losing sanctity, He not only went to Pokhran, the site of each of India’s nuclear tests, … from nuclear first use, that the country commits to forgo that option.
  • Properties not selling, GDA considers slashing rates, “For the sake of attracting buyers, we’ll either forgo supervisory and administrative charges completely or will slash it because, on both heads, …
  • India roiled as Trump yanks its status as a developing nation, Indian exporters may have forgo benefits worth $260 million after the U.S. elimination, according to the Federation of Indian Export …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Forgo 

  • When you tell someone to forgot something you tell him to give up.
  • In order to GIVE UP and DO WITHOUT it, you FORGO(T) it.

Forgo pronunciation

Varanasi boy may have to forgo joining IIT because of physical disability

Gorge

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Gorge

  • (noun) a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
  • (noun) the throat.
  • (noun) the crop of a hawk.
  • (noun) the contents of the stomach.
  • (noun) a narrow rear entrance to a bastion, outwork, or other fortification.
  • (noun) a mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river.
    (Verb) eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.
    “they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas”

Gorge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तंग घाटी, पूरा पूरा भर देना, भकोसना, कण्ठ, पर्वत के बीच का संकुचित मार्ग, बहुत खा जाना, बहुत पेट भर खा जाना, रोक, लालची की तरह खाना, स्र्कावट

Gorge origin

  • Middle English (as a verb): from Old French gorger, from gorge ‘throat’, based on Latin gurges ‘whirlpool’. The noun originally meant ‘throat’ and is from Old French gorge ; gorge (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the mid 18th century.

Gorge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Uttarakhand: 9 children die as school bus falls in gorge, Nine children were killed and three others were injured after a school bus fell in a gorge in Lambgaon, Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning.
  • 8 killed, nine injured as van plunges into Tamil Nadu gorge, At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy on Sunday.
  • Three dead, 12 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K, Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, eight of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road …
  • Woman Pushed Into Deep Gorge by Live-in Partner on Way to Meet …, Dehradun: A woman from Delhi suffered grievous injuries after she was pushed into a deep gorge by her live-in partner at Uttarakhand’s Pauri …
  • Spicy wadas and pouring rain: Monsoon is the time to gorge on fried …, Similar fried dumplings are made from various lentils in different parts of India. In South India, one can get vadas made out of channa dal and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Gorge 

  • gorge: eat too much disgorge: vomit
  • remember a person GEORGE who always GORGES

Gorge pronunciation

Thick rain forest along deep Brahmaputra gorge after entering India from Tibet: Arunachal Aerials

Elicit

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Elicit

  • (Verb) evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone. “I tried to elicit a smile from Joanna”
  • (Verb) draw forth (something that is latent or potential) into existence. “a corrupt heart elicits in an hour all that is bad in us”

Elicit meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • निकालना, प्राप्त करना, प्रकाश में लाना, सार निकालना

Elicit origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin elicit- ‘drawn out by trickery or magic’, from the verb elicere, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + lacere ‘entice, deceive’.

Elicit in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Talks with Pak only on PoK: Rajnath Singh in Haryana, Signalling the hardening of India’s position after the Centre revoked the … But Delhi’s new red line is expected to elicit a sharp and negative …
  • SBI’s repo linked loans elicit interest ahead of RBI policy, State Bank of India’s repo rate linked home loans, which offer the lowest rate in the market at 8.40% for loans up to Rs 75 lakh, are attracting a …
  • Kashmiri children taken away by forces, say Jean Dreze and team, his newspaper tried to elicit official response to the contents of the report, … The abrogation of Article 370 only discredited those ‘pro-India …
  • VCs set out to raise fresh capital in India, mailed query sent to Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed did not elicit a response till press time on Monday. The Mumbai-based …
  • Defence | A Chief of Defence Staff will not address the armed forces …, Yet the Indian Army is more interested in howitzers and tanks, when the … The latter competition elicit sneering and guffaws, with vendors …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Elicit 

  • implicit-which is understood ..explicit – means specifically told or written.. ELICIT means which is not specifically told or understood but WE HAVE TO DRIVE BY REASONING
  • A-List can be created from extracting(elicit) good things only

Elicit pronunciation

"VOICE OF DELHI" FORMED TO ELICIT VIEWS OF DELHITES ON BUDGET

Amid

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Amid

  • (prep) surrounded by; in the middle of. “our dream home, set amid magnificent rolling countryside”
  • (prep) in an atmosphere or against a background of. “talks broke down amid accusations of a hostile takeover bid”

Amid meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • के बीच, बीच में ही, जहाज के मध्य में, पोतमध्य में, के बीच

Amid origin

  • Middle English amidde(s) (see a2mid1).

Amid in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Kashmiris hit by drug shortage amid India-imposed communication …, Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Mushtaq Ahmad set out from his village in northern Tangmarg on Saturday for the arduous journey to …
  • Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India …, Two international retail brands that debuted in India with much fanfare over the past couple of years have missed their growth targets in the …
  • Protect your financial goals amid market volatility: Here’s how, NEW DELHI: The recent volatility in the stock market, triggered by global and domestic factors, has made investors jittery. It has also highlighted …
  • CLSA slashes target price for Maruti Suzuki amid weak demand, Over 3,000 temporary employees have lost jobs with the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) due to the ongoing slump in the …
  • Amid slowdown, RBI Governor hints at softer approach on rates,In his inaugural address at the Indian Banks’ Association annual flagship conference, FIBAC 2019, here, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) …

Amid pronunciation

India: Srinagar remains deserted amid reports of eased curfew in Kashmir