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recession:

see depressiondepression,
in economics, period of economic crisis in commerce, finance, and industry, characterized by falling prices, restriction of credit, low output and investment, numerous bankruptcies, and a high level of unemployment.
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recession

a period of lower than average economic growth.

recession

[ri′sesh·ən]
(geology)
The backward movement, or retreat, of an eroded escarpment.
A continuing landward movement of a shoreline or beach undergoing erosion. Also known as retrogression.
The withdrawal of a body of water (as a sea or lake), thereby exposing formerly submerged areas.
(hydrology)
The gradual upstream retreat of a waterfall.

recession

1. Economics a temporary depression in economic activity or prosperity
2. Religion the withdrawal of the clergy and choir in procession from the chancel at the conclusion of a church service
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