winddown

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wind down

Noun[edit]

winddown (usually uncountable, plural winddowns)

  1. The process of winding something down.
    • 2009 August 2, “Letters: Risk and Regulation”, New York Times:
      Keeping this power apart from the Fed also prevents it from being drawn into the political maelstrom of whether to lend funds to a weakened institution or to seize it for an orderly winddown.