run down

Definitions

General English

Banking

  • phrasal verb to slow down the business activities of a company before it is going to be closed

Information & Library Science

  • adjective
    (written as run-down)
    in poor condition
  • verb to reduce the amount of work done by a department or organisation
  • verb to criticise somebody aggressively

Publishing

  • verb to move text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line or from the bottom of one page to the top of the next page
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