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depressions

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plural of 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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2 a sunken area forming a separate space
  • the water generally collects in the patchwork of depressions in the city plaza

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3 the amount by which something is lessened
  • a depression in the number of new homes being built

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“Depressions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/depressions. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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