a slowing down of economic growth at a manageable rate relative to inflation and unemployment.
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What does “yare” mean?
Origin of soft landing
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for soft landing
a landing by a spacecraft on the moon or a planet at a sufficiently low velocity for the equipment or occupants to remain unharmed
a decrease in demand that does not result in a country's economy falling into recession
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