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Another word for recession

  1. A period of decreased business activity and high unemployment

      1. A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
      2. A mood disorder characterized by persistent sadness or inability to experience pleasure combined with other symptoms including poor concentration, indecisiveness, sleep problems, changes in appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
      3. A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
      1. A sudden or sharp fall
      2. A decline in business activity, prices, etc.
      3. An extended period of poor performance, especially in a sport or competitive activity:
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Another word for recession

  1. A retreat

      1. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance.
      2. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
      3. The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
      1. An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
      2. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
      3. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
      1. A ball so returned
      2. The act or condition of going, coming, bringing, or sending back:
      3. A recurrence, as of a periodic occasion or event:
      1. (Sports) A maneuver in wrestling in which a competitor being controlled by the opponent suddenly reverses the situation and gains control.
      2. A usually adverse change in fortune:
      3. A change in fortune; a change from being successful to having problems.
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  2. An economic decline