anti-recession

adjective
an·​ti-re·​ces·​sion | \ ˌan-tē-ri-ˈse-shən, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-recession (audio) \

Definition of anti-recession

: serving or intended to prevent or alleviate economic recession anti-recession legislation/policies

First Known Use of anti-recession

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-recession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-recession. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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