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addaword.gifdefinition of triple dip recession

noun
(also triple dip)
a recession in which three periods of zero or negative economic growth are interspersed with short periods of economic recovery
The UK will avoid falling into a so-called triple-dip recession, according to the business lobby group, the CBI.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/03/2013 14:47:00
Definition of triple dip recession from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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