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recession as in:  economic recession

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  • The Chicago Tribune reported that increasing turbulence in global markets had raised concerns in London that a recession, even a full-blown "panic," could be in the offing.   (source)
  • One of the pioneers is Mexico, where in 1995 the deputy finance minister, Santiago Levy, was alarmed that the crash of the peso and resulting recession would be devastating to the poor.   (source)
    recession = period when the economy does poorly
  • He presses for a tax cut, to ward off a recession, he says, and backs it up with detailed financial specifics about the way in which cutting taxes would stimulate the economy.   (source)
    recession = a period when the economy does poorly
  • My more organized and goal-oriented classmates set off for their graduate school programs or entry-level jobs at nonprofits, or they moved back home—not uncommon during the depths of the first Bush recession.   (source)
  • What he found was a country in a recession, with lines for gas, lines for work.   (source)
  • Riddle, wrote one spectator, "was accused of everything under the sun save the shooting of Lincoln and the current recession."   (source)
  • However, the economy soured in early 1838, taking the country into a deep recession.   (source)
    recession = period when the economy does poorly
  • I don't know if it's this recession and that people are feeling insecure and threatened.   (source)
    recession = a period when the economy does poorly
  • What business could be more recession-proof than glass?   (source)
  • It's clear that the true problems of our Nation are much deeper – deeper than gasoline lines or energy shortages, deeper even than inflation or recession.   (source)
  • As they moved away from the glowing recession into the darkness again, she thought of the stories she'd heard of pilgrims traveling thousands of miles to look at that golden box, thinking they were in the presence of St. Peter.†   (source)
  • My favorite part was gene-recession charts.†   (source)
  • A national recession was under way, steel orders were reduced, and Coalwood was producing more coal than the steel company needed.†   (source)
  • It's the recession.†   (source)
  • You will note that during the years of seventy and seventy-one, when specific restraints in production were self-imposed-I repeat, self-imposed-by these leaders of industry, the resulting economic recession was far less severe than in-slide twelve, please-the so-called paternalistic regulation of the marketplace by government interventionists.†   (source)
  • And my heart tightened as the first crowd swung imperturbably back to their looting with derisive cries, like sandpipers swinging around to glean the shore after a furious wave's recession.†   (source)
  • The recession is supposed to be winding down, but no one seems to know that.   (source)
  • The valley had never recovered from the recession; people needed work.   (source)
    recession = a period when the economy is doing poorly
  • Jobs right now are scarce with the recession and all, but …. there is an option….   (source)
    recession = a period when the economy does poorly
  • And this from a young Chicano: "Some of us have suffered from recession all our lives."   (source)
  • But there was something almost spiritual about the cynicism of the community at large, something that went much deeper than a short-term recession.   (source)
  • The recession had ended the mall.   (source)
  • But the only houses for rent were clustered in this failed development: a miniature ghost town of bank-owned, recession-busted, price-reduced mansions, a neighborhood that closed before it ever opened.   (source)
  • I won't make that mistake again: The once plentiful herds of magazine writers would continue to be culled—by the Internet, by the recession, by the American public, who would rather watch TV or play video games or electronically inform friends that, like, rain sucks!   (source)
  • But months later, after a statewide recession, I found myself as a legal adult, with no diploma, no job, and my life savings quickly draining away.   (source)
  • Business wasn't booming, given that the local economy was in recession (which seemed to befall the area, unfortunately for the Hickeys, a short time after they bought my store), and that Sunny Medical Supply now had to compete with a franchise of a large regional supplier, which had opened in the neighboring town of Highbridge.   (source)
  • "Yes, through the economic recession, you see," said the old man, apparently unconcerned about whether Arthur understood a word he was talking about or not.†   (source)
  • Even in the throes of an ongoing economic recession, the OASIS allowed Americans to continue engaging in their favorite pastime: shopping.†   (source)
  • Er, economic recession?†   (source)
  • There was, in the corner, a slanting ledge projecting from the wall-plastered over and painted green—left from Roark's modeling of the Temple interior that had once controlled the recession of the light at sunset.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • On moonlight nights the long, straight street and dirty white walls, nowhere darkened by the shadow of a tree, their peace untroubled by footsteps or a dog's bark, glimmered in pale recession.†   (source)
  • In spite of the growing shortage of paper, which has compelled some dailies to reduce their pages, a new paper has been launched: the Plague Chronicle, which sets out 'to inform our townspeople, with scrupulous veracity, of the daily progress or recession of the disease; to supply them with the most authoritative opinions available as to its future course; to offer the hospitality of its columns to all, in whatever walk of life, who wish to join in combating the epidemic; to keep up the morale of the populace; to publish the latest orders issued by the authorities; and to centralize the efforts of all who desire to give active and wholehearted help in the present emergency.'†   (source)
  • President Hoover refused to use the scare word "recession" when speaking about the slump.   (source)
  • The stranger still regarded on the face before him a slow recession of that false calm there, imposed, as it seemed, by habit or some studied trick, upon words so embittered as to accuse in their speaker an unhealthiness, a flair, for the cruder things of life.†   (source)
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  • His head, with deep recessions in the hairline now, seemed to have been baked in a slow oven.†   (source)
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