prerecession

adjective
pre·re·ces·sion | \ ˌprē-ri-ˈse-shən \
variants: or pre-recession

Definition of prerecession 

: existing or occurring before an economic recession prerecession employment levels Men spent twice as much on grooming products last year as they did back in prerecession 1997 … —Joel Stein

First Known Use of prerecession

1931, in the meaning defined above

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