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antirecessionary

[ an-tee-ri-sesh-uh-ner-ee, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti rɪˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective
used to counteract or offset the economic effects of a recession: The committee is drafting a ten-point antirecessionary program, which would concentrate on widespread public works.
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Also an·ti·re·ces·sion [an-tee-ri-sesh-uhn, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti rɪˈsɛʃ ən, ˌæn taɪ-/ .

Origin of antirecessionary

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; anti‐ + recessionary
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