pre·​cri·​sis ˌprē-ˈkrī-səs How to pronounce precrisis (audio)
variants or pre-crisis
: of, relating to, or existing before a crisis
precrisis employment rates
Consumer spending has returned to precrisis levels.

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precrisis was in 1908

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Cite this Entry

“Precrisis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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