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recession -- as in: economic recession
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Brave New World
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  • Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables.

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  • As consumer spending dropped during the recession, the company saw a 20% decrease in gross revenue.
  • Then the recession hit, washed away the Riverway store by store until the whole mall finally went bust.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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