Great Depression

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Synonyms for Great Depression

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


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This was the time of the Great Slump when our heavy industries, the back-back bone of the region, were crumbling like the streets of shabby housing around them, sending unemployed figures rocketing.
Here's how Keynes put it in his essay, which was titled "The Great Slump of 1930.
During a meeting with businessmen, Zahid Maqbool, President, ICCI said that re-surging inflation is making life tougher for the common man and at the same time causing great slump in business activities, said ICCI Spokesperson in a statement issued here on Saturday.
Zahid Maqbool said energy shortage was the key reason which caused great slump in trade & industrial activities closing many industries and giving rise to unemployment & poverty in the country.
IN the Great Slump self-reinvention stakes, the two most popular choices for alternative employment have been to take up taxi driving or landscape gardening.
China's logistics industry experienced a great slump in 2008.
Ramsay Mac was the Labour Prime Minister who joined a national government with the Tories in 1931 during the Great Slump, a decision that still rankles today.
To my parents' generation it was the two world wars and the great slump which came in between.
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