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

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