adjective see recession I

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  • recessionary — recession re‧ces‧sion [rɪˈseʆn] noun [countable, uncountable] ECONOMICS a period of time when an economy or industry is doing badly, and business activity and employment decrease. Many economists consider that there is a recession when… …   Financial and business terms

  • recessionary — [[t]rɪse̱ʃ(ə)nri[/t]] ADJ GRADED: ADJ n Recessionary means relating to an economic recession or having the effect of creating a recession. Reduced interest rates would help ease recessionary pressures in the economy …   English dictionary

  • recessionary — /ri sesh euh ner ee/, adj. of, pertaining to, or causing recession, esp. economic recession: recessionary market pressures. [1955 60; RECESSION + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • recessionary — re|ces|sion|a|ry [rıˈseʃənəri US ʃəneri] adj relating to a recession or likely to cause one ▪ recessionary pressures …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recessionary — recession ► NOUN ▪ a temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced. DERIVATIVES recessionary adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • recessionary — adjective Of or relating to a recession …   Wiktionary

  • recessionary — re·ces·sion·ary …   English syllables

  • recessionary — See: recession …   English dictionary

  • recessionary — adjective of or pertaining to a recession • Syn: ↑recessive • Pertains to noun: ↑recession (for: ↑recessive), ↑recession …   Useful english dictionary

  • Recessionary gap — A recessionary gap, in economics, is the amount by which the aggregate expenditures schedule must shift upward to increase the real GDP to its full employment, noninflationary level. A recessionary gap can also be referred to as a deflationary… …   Wikipedia

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