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an area sunk below its surroundings

a period of decreased business activity and high unemployment

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a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

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

an air mass of lower pressure

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angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

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pushing down

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