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Great Depression

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s. In the United States, it began with the stock market crash in October 1929 and was characterized by a decline in business activity into 1933.

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  • proper noun economics, business, finance A major economic collapse that lasted from 1929 to 1940 in the US and a similar period in many other countries.

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  • noun the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  • noun a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

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