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economic depression
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
A multi-year extended period of declining economic growth which is typically seen as being more severe than an economic recession, e.g., gross domestic product declines by more than 10 percent.
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Broader Term
economic outlook and situation
Related Term
business cycles
economic recession
gross domestic product
gross national product
depresión económica
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