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Recovery

The use of depreciation of assets to offset costs; or a new period of rising securities prices after a period of declining security values.

Recovery

1. Rising stock prices or GDP growth following a recession or period of declining growth. See also: Business cycle.

2. The use of depreciation or other deductions or tax credits to receive a refund for what one pays in taxes in a given year. Recovery must sometimes (though not always) be reported as taxable income for the next year.

recovery

1. The rising price of an asset. For example, following an extended decline in the price of precious metals, investor expectations of future inflation may generate recoveries in gold and silver prices.
2. Increased economic activity during a business cycle, resulting in growth in the gross domestic product.

recovery

see BUSINESS CYCLE.

recovery

a phase of the BUSINESS CYCLE characterized by an upturn in the level of economic activity (ACTUAL GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT). Real output and investment increase and UNEMPLOYMENT falls. A recovery in economic activity is usually dependent on there being an increase in AGGREGATE DEMAND, which may come about autonomously or be induced by expansionary FISCAL POLICY and MONETARY POLICY. See also DEMAND MANAGEMENT.

Recovery

The amount of a deduction or creditable expense paid in a previous year that is later refunded to the taxpayer. The recovered amount must usually be included in income in the year it is received, to the extent of the previous tax benefit.
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Even so," replied the stranger, making diligent use of his triangular castor, to produce a circulation in the close air of the woods, and leaving his hearers in doubt to which of the young man's questions he responded; when, however, he had cooled his face, and recovered his breath, he continued, "I hear you are riding to William Henry; as I am journeying thitherward myself, I concluded good company would seem consistent to the wishes of both parties.
When the bride finally recovered, she gave Neddy a love-box on the arm with her fan, and said with arch severity:
Altogether existence grew brighter, and when she was left alone with the teacher for her grammar lesson she had nearly recovered her equanimity, which was more than Miss Dearborn had.
She had reason to believe her nearly recovered from her cold, and it was desirable that she should have as much time as possible for getting the better of her other complaint before the gentleman's return.
I recovered her with great difficulty from one of the most obstinate fainting-fits I ever remember to have met with.
It is the case of a shock from which the sufferer recovered, by a process that he cannot trace himself--as I once heard him publicly relate in a striking manner.
Out of the eight men who had fallen in the action, only three still breathed--that one of the pirates who had been shot at the loophole, Hunter, and Captain Smollett; and of these, the first two were as good as dead; the mutineer indeed died under the doctor's knife, and Hunter, do what we could, never recovered consciousness in this world.
The ape's mate, recovered from its first shock of terror, had returned to the scene of the encounter by way of the interior of the building.
My landlady has become more accommodating; Theresa has recovered her senses; even Phaldoni springs to do my bidding.
The whole value of the recovered treasure, plate, bullion, precious stones, and all, was estimated at more than two millions of dollars.
It was idle for me to think of moving from the place until I should have recovered from the severe lameness that afflicted me; indeed my malady began seriously to alarm me; for, despite the herbal remedies of the natives, it continued to grow worse and worse.
Frederica runs much in my thoughts, and when Reginald has recovered his usual good spirits (as I trust he soon will) we will try to rob him of his heart once more, and I am full of hopes of seeing their hands joined at no great distance.