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recession

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of recession

  1. 1 a period of decreased economic activity the country is just coming out of a recession, so expect to see fewer layoffs and more new jobs in the coming year Synonyms of recession depression, slumpWords Related to recession bust, crash, panic; stagnation; downbeat, downdraft, downswing, downtrend, downturn, slowdownNear Antonyms of recession development, growth; advancement, progress; rally, recoveryAntonyms of recession boom

  2. 2 an act of moving away especially from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable a retiring CEO making a gradual recession from the daily rigors of running a major corporation Synonyms of recession pullback, pullout, retreat, retirement, withdrawalWords Related to recession rout; flinch, recoil, revulsion, shrinking; disengagement, disentanglementAntonyms of recession advance, advancement



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