fluctuation

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Fluctuation is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • SAMPA: /%flVk.S@."weI.S@n/

Noun[change]

Singular
fluctuation

Plural
fluctuations

  1. (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.

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