Great Depression

DEFINITIONS OF: Great Depression

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n the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s

Example of:
depression, economic crisis, slump
a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

n a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

Synonyms:
Depression
Example of:
age, historic period
an era of history having some distinctive feature
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