seasonal change/variation

seasonal change/variation
seasonal adjustment/change/variation
ECONOMICS a change made to figures or other data in order to remove the effect of things that only happen at particular times of year: »

Construction employment, which had been surprisingly strong since the beginning of the year, fell by 65,000 after seasonal adjustment.

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The figures are adjusted for seasonal changes.

Main Entry: seasonal

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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