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American English: /rəˈsɛʃ(ə)n/
British English: /rɪˈsɛʃ(ə)n/

Translation of recession in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (Economics) to go into recession
    Example sentences
    • Economic recessions are predominantly the result of insufficient demand.
    • This obviously buoys the market in good times and smooths its falls in recessions.
    • As political economists have always emphasised, periodic recessions are endemic to capitalism.
  • 2 uncountable (receding) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The expansion of the Universe is described by a very simple equation called Hubble's law; the velocity of the recession of a galaxy is equal to a constant times its distance.
    • In 1842 Doppler proved that the colour of a luminous body, like the pitch or note of a sounding body, must be changed by velocity of approach or recession.
    • The velocity of recession is proportional to the distance from us.
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