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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·ces·sion /rɪˈsɛʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·ces·sion /rɪˈsɛʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ces·sion n.
 1. The act of receding or withdrawing, as from a place, a claim, or a demand.
    Mercy may rejoice upon the recessions of justice.   --Jer. Taylor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ces·sion, n.  The act of ceding back; restoration; repeated cession; as, the recession of conquered territory to its former sovereign.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in
           the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months
           to a year
      2: a small concavity [syn: recess, niche, corner]
      3: the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to
         the vestry at the end of a church service [syn: recessional]
      4: the act of ceding back [syn: ceding back]
      5: the act of becoming more distant [syn: receding]