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recessionary

[ri-sesh-uh-ner-ee]
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  1. of, relating to, or causing recession, especially economic recession: recessionary market pressures.

Origin of recessionary

First recorded in 1955–60; recession1 + -ary
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recessionary

adjective
  1. of, caused by, or undergoing economic recession
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