boom-bust cycle ( boom-bust cycles plural ) A boom-bust cycle is a series of events in which a rapid increase in business activity in the economy is followed by a rapid decrease in business activity, and this process is repeated again and again. (BUSINESS) n-count
We must avoid the damaging boom-bust cycles which characterised the 1980s.
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