prerecession

adjective
pre·​re·​ces·​sion | \ ˌprē-ri-ˈse-shən How to pronounce prerecession (audio) \
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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“Prerecession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prerecession. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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