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Definition of "recessionary" []

  • Of or relating to a recession. (adjective)

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Use "recessionary" in a sentence
  • "Mr. WIGDOR: Well, this is a case of what I call recessionary discrimination, which is essentially using the struggling economy as a cover-up for discrimination against women."
  • "Spirit has kept its costs lower than most airlines, which has enabled it to squeeze out a $17 million profit during this year's first quarter — when other carriers were swimming in recessionary red ink."
  • "Even in recessionary times he still can demand a $20 million paycheck."