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An example use of recession in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… well we had a recession and we had a …”
A recession is a period of time when the economy is in a state of decline.
the word recession occurs in english on average 11 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.