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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A period when business is poor; mild depression. Also: A going or moving back.

Usage examples (35)
  • It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
  • BLOOMBERG: Whether the term recession, which is a technical term, will be appropriate, I have no idea.
  • The country is still in recession from a techincal aspect.
  • He also admitted that, you know, that he said that the term recession is something that economists use. for more
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