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    recession

    recession - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recession

    Definition
    (noun) the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year Definition
    (noun) a small concavity
    Synonyms : corner , niche , recess
    Definition
    (noun) the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
    Synonyms : recessional
    Definition
    (noun) the act of ceding back
    Synonyms : ceding back
    Definition
    (noun) the act of becoming more distant
    Synonyms : receding
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recession

taken from..Latin cession which is made from cedere means to withdraw......to yield.....so words like depression , recession, concession, secession.and all of these have the cession..means to yield something less or withdarw...in some or other way...

split it like..re(means again)+cession..(sounds like session)....so a SESSION OF political party has AGAIN started after the WITHDRAWAL FROM NATIONAL party.

recession (re+cease) <-> regression (re+gather)

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