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recessionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /rɪˈseʃ.ən/
B2 a period when the economy of a country is not successful and conditions for business are bad: The country is sliding into the depths of (a) recession.
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in Vietnamese tình trạng suy thoái…
in Spanish recesión…
in Thai การตกต่ำทางเศรษฐกิจ…
in Malaysian kemelesetan ekonomi…
in French récession…
in German die Rezession…
in Chinese (Traditional) (經濟)衰退期…
in Indonesian resesi…
in Russian спад, рецессия…
in Turkish ekonomide durgunluk/gerileme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (经济)衰退期…
in Polish recesja…
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