Shock (冲击 chōngjī) refers to a sudden and unanticipated change in economic condition which pushes an economy or economic sector out of its normal cycle.
- 冲 (chōng) as in conflict (冲突 chōngtū), impulse (冲动 chōngdòng) or wash (冲洗 chōngxǐ).
- 击 (jī) as in hitting (打击 dǎjī), defeating (击败 jībài) or attacking (攻击 gōngjī).
Shock (冲击 chōngjī) word examples:
- Financial shock (金融冲击 jīnróng chōngjī).
- Trade shock (贸易冲击 màoyi chōngjī).
- Economic shock (经济冲击 jīngì chōngjī).