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A cycle of economic activity typically characterized by recession, recovery, growth, and decline.
(Economics) chiefly US and Canadian the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country. Also called: trade cycle
a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.
The tendencies of some economies to fluctuate regularly between boom and depression.