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English definition of “double-dip”

double-dip

verb [I] uk   /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈdɪp/ US us  
to receive money from two places at the same time, sometimes in a way that is not legal

double-dip

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈdɪp/ us  
used for describing a period of time during which economic activity gets weaker, increases a little, and then gets weaker again: a double-dip recession
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