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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. U.S.
It is not only countries like Greece, Ireland, and Portugal that are in very deep economic recessions. Indeed, the overall European economy has now been in recession for the past three quarters, while important countries like Italy and Spain have been in recession for six consecutive quarters.
"It is difficult to envisage anything other than a planned economic recession being compatible with two, three and increasingly four degrees centigrade futures."
Good luck to the restaurants but let's not get carried away that this economic recession is not hurting.
Facing economic recession, Europe is looking to attract foreign investors and Qatar is one of the countries that can benefit from these opportunities, the report quoted Basheer al Kahlout, leading economist from the region, saying.
A so-called golden decade of AIDS treatment has reached its term, a result of global economic recession, the high costs of AIDS treatment and and an evident discrepancy between available medicinal resources and infected population
Economic recession, globalization and the Indian economy.
ISTANBUL, September 07, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's science, industry and technology minister said on Wednesday that there was no risk of an economic recession in Turkey.
While the economic recession is over and economic growth is strengthening, the construction recession may not run its course for another 18 months, hindering an improvement in cement consumption for the next two years according to the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA).
Talking to media men after the briefing of Finance Ministry over the economic condition of the country here on Tuesday, Farooq Sattar has told that a team of Finance Ministry has given the briefing over the economic recession, wherein the suggestion would be given in the next phase for bringing the country out of economic recession.
04, 2010, SPA -- Sparked by anger over the deep economic recession and closely contested races in several big states, Americans voted in higher numbers than in the last congressional midterm election four years ago.

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