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

  • noun The set of programs and policies designed to promote economic recovery and social reform introduced during the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • noun The period during which these programs and policies were developed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the historic period (1933-1940) in the United States during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
  • noun the economic policy of F. D. Roosevelt
  • noun a reapportioning of something

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