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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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

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