recessionary

[ ri-sesh-uh-ner-ee ]
/ rɪˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i /

adjective

of, relating to, or causing recession, especially economic recession: recessionary market pressures.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of recessionary

First recorded in 1955–60; recession1 + -ary
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for recessionary

British Dictionary definitions for recessionary

recessionary
/ (rɪˈsɛʃənərɪ) /

adjective

of, caused by, or undergoing economic recession
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012