[ ri-sesh-uh-ner-ee ]
/ rɪˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i /
of, relating to, or causing recession, especially economic recession: recessionary market pressures.
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The U.S. is a consumer-driven economy, but consumer confidence remains at recessionary levels and wages have hardly budged.
In the midst of our recessionary times, it might be comforting to read these great novels about people losing their jobs.
British Dictionary definitions for recessionary
/ (rɪˈsɛʃənərɪ) /
of, caused by, or undergoing economic recession
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