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recession

美国发音:[rɪ'seʃ(ə)n]
英国发音:[rɪ'seʃ(ə)n]

[n]
英语解释:a period, shorter than a depression, during which there is a decline in economic trade and prosperity
常见翻译:萧条;衰退,经济衰退

1 withdrawal 2 low economic activity.
A recession is withdrawal or a backward movement as of the waves of the sea from the shore back into the sea. The recession of the tongue of the snake is its movement backwards. A period of low economic activity in a country is also recession. During recession there is less trade and industrial activity than usual and more people are unemployed. There is a fall in demand for goods and services and people don't have the power to buy.