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Recession

Re`ces´sion   Pronunciation: rė`sĕsh´ŭn
n.1.The act of receding or withdrawing, as from a place, a claim, or a demand.
2.(Economics) A period during which economic activity, as measured by gross domestic product, declines for at least two quarters in a row in a specific country. If the decline is severe and long, such as greater than ten percent, it may be termed a depression.
3.A procession in which people leave a ceremony, such as at a religious service.
1.The act of ceding back; restoration; repeated cession; as, the recession of conquered territory to its former sovereign.
Noun1.recession - the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year
2.recession - a small concavity
Synonyms: niche, recess, corner
3.recession - the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
Synonyms: recessional
4.recession - the act of ceding back
Synonyms: ceding back
5.recession - the act of becoming more distant
Synonyms: receding

RECESSION. A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a country to a government which formerly held it, by one which has it at the time; as the recession of Louisiana, which took place by the treaty between France and Spain, of October 1, 1800. See 2 White's Coll. 516.

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