Definition of selldown in English:

selldown

noun

  • Widespread selling of futures, securities, or commodities, triggered by or resulting in falling prices.

    ‘a selldown of banking stocks which, in turn, would further depress the market’
    • ‘The spectre of higher mainland interest rates was the key reason for the selldown, said Merrill Lynch strategist Spencer White in a report.’
    • ‘If you believe the selldown in technology shares is due exclusively to the pricking of the dotcom bubble, think again.’

Pronunciation:

selldown

/ˈselˌdoun/