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depression

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1 a period of decreased economic activity

  • during the 1930s the U.S. suffered a great depression
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3 a sunken area forming a separate space

  • the water generally collects in the patchwork of depressions in the city plaza
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4 the amount by which something is lessened

  • a depression in the number of new homes being built
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