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economic recession
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Definition
The contraction phase of the business cycle lasting for a few months to several years. A recession is generally viewed as an economic downturn that is less severe than a economic depression.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Used For
economic contraction
economic downturn
Broader Term
economic outlook and situation
Related Term
economic depression
economic independence
gross domestic product
gross national product
income
marketing
unemployment
Spanish
recesión económica
Term Number
138167