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Wikipedia has locked its page for "recession," setting restrictions on who can edit the entry until next week. The freeze was set after editors made a series of revisions to the definition of "recession." Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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What is a recession? Wikipedia can't decide

An editing battle over its "recession" entry prompted Wikipedia to put a temporarily lock on revisions to prevent new users from repeatedly changing the definitions of recession.

Wikipedia has locked its page for "recession," setting restrictions on who can edit the entry until next week. The freeze was set after editors made a series of revisions to the definition of "recession." Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

What is a recession? Wikipedia can't decide

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