stagnation

as in recession
a lack of activity or development and especially economic development After years of economic stagnation, employment numbers began to rise.

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“Stagnation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stagnation. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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