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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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But he was also planning to warn that, if changes are not made to address the three key challenges of eurozone crisis, economic competitiveness and dramatically declining public support, "the danger is that Europe will fail and the British people will drift towards the exit".
But he was also planning to warn that, if changes are not made to address the eurozone crisis, economic competitiveness and falling public support, "the danger is that Europe will fail and the British people will drift towards the exit".
Chief executive Nick Bunting said: "Mature workers face a perfect storm of longer working lives, a pensions' crisis, economic downturn and the uphill struggle to find employment once it is lost.
The initiative's chief executive Nick Bunting said: "Mature workers face a perfect storm of longer working lives, a pensions' crisis, economic downturn and the uphill struggle to find employment once it is lost.
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, economic growth will remain below historical averages for some time, as companies adjust to the new world of lower leverage, and great fiscal austerity, regulation and capital requirements.
Entitled Fiscal Crisis, Economic Prospects: The Imperative for Economic Cohesion in the Palestinian Territories, the report highlights the untapped resources of the West Bank as a potential source of private sector growth, particularly urgent against the background of economic slowdown, reduced donor aid, and few positive prospects in the broader political environment.
The report, entitled "Fiscal Crisis, Economic Prospects: The Imperative for Economic Cohesion in the Palestinian Territories," emphasized that only strong private sector investment will drive sustainable growth and underscores how many layers of physical, administrative and security restrictions now constrain the private sector.
The bailout terms would have to be "balanced, socially just and give emphasis to development," said DIKO's statement while the EDEK spokesman asserted that "we want the loan to get out of crisis not sink deeper into crisis, economic and social.
New York, Ramadan 5, 1433, July 24, 2012, SPA -- UPS, the world's largest package delivery company, on Tuesday cut its profit expectations for 2012, citing theeurozone financial crisis, economic uncertainty in the United States, and lower exports from Asia, dpa reported.
Compared to the said three burgeoning brands, HP, Acer and Dell, however, will struggle for moderate shipment growth for a variety of reasons, including the deteriorating EU debt crisis, economic slowdowns in China, the delayed launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, and market inertia caused by consumers awaiting the upcoming Windows 8.
Growing energy crisis, economic slowdown, high interest rates, and poor law and order situation have adversely affected growth in the country's large scale manufacturing (LSM) sector over the past four years.
Other than an inflation that will create new problems and bring its own crisis, economic growth is the only way out of Europe's debt morass.