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RECESSION. A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a country to a government which formerly held it, by one which has it at the time; as the recession of Louisiana, which took place by the treaty between France and Spain, of October 1, 1800. See 2 White's Coll. 516.

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A stunning 89% of respondents, which is nearly nine-out-of-ten, said they feel the economy is still in an economic recession.
Good luck to the restaurants but let's not get carried away that this economic recession is not hurting.
Hill from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, showed that women who were primed with news of the economic recession reported an increased interest in purchasing goods they believed could enhance physical attractiveness, including lipstick, perfume and designer jeans.
Scholars of economic policy explore the origin, causes, and impacts of global economic recession, and survey remedial measures adopted by governments around the world, including India.
He explained that a nation would first adjust its monetary policy amid an economic recession, and then adopt raising public spending to simulate markets.
We do not anticipate a near-term economic recession, but some industry participants are beginning to worry since times have been so good for so long," said Mark Woodworth, president of PKF Hospitality Research.
NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average reached a milestone Thursday in Wall Street's nearly seven-year recovery from corporate upheaval, economic recession and terrorism, briefly trading above its record-high close of 11,722.
These substandard standards, in Turner's view, help trigger corporate scandals, which result in economic recession, which inspire reforms and new regulation, which result in new standards.
One contributor writes: "Should cocaine and all of its related narcotics disappear, our nation, and others, could suffer a serious economic recession.
The broad exclusion of all future acts of terrorism from all property and liability insurance policies could trigger another decline in the volume of such construction, and in the end, it could drag the entire nation back into an economic recession.
After weathering four years of economic recession, Buenos Aires captured a respectable second place among the Latin American cities featured in the survey, followed by Santiago.
France's employers' federation warned that Le Pen's economic and social programs would be a disaster for the country and would "provoke profound economic recession.

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