Fluctuation is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- SAMPA: /%flVk.S@."weI.S@n/
- (countable) A fluctuation is when something changes back and forth quickly.
- The price of wheat stayed the same, but there were a lot of fluctuations in the price of rice.
- Every time a cloud goes past, there is a fluctuation in the amount of sunshine.