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Welcome to the Voice of America's "News Words," where we teach you about words in the news.President Barack Obama used this word in 2013.

He warned that big problems could happen,if the U.S.Congress did not raise America's debt limit.There would be a significant risk of a very deep recession.

at a time when we are still climbing our way out of the worst recession in our lifetimes.A recession happens when there is a decline in economic activity.

It lasts more than a few months.During a recession unemployment is higher,and industry and trade are lower.When talking about the economy,a recession means difficult times

Now,when you hear the word "recession,"your English will be good enough to know what this News Word means.