1. recession

noun. ['rɪˈsɛʃən, ˌriːˈsɛʃən'] the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year.

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Rhymes with Recession

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession
  • question

How do you pronounce recession?

Pronounce recession as ˌriˈsɛʃən.

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Sentences with recession


1. Noun, singular or mass
A recession may also have a potential impact on your current job.

2. recession

noun. ['rɪˈsɛʃən, ˌriːˈsɛʃən'] a small concavity.

Synonyms

  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • corner
  • incurvation
  • pharyngeal recess
  • niche
  • recess

3. recession

noun. ['rɪˈsɛʃən, ˌriːˈsɛʃən'] the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service.

Synonyms

  • recessional

4. recession

noun. ['rɪˈsɛʃən, ˌriːˈsɛʃən'] the act of becoming more distant.

Synonyms

  • withdrawal

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • forward

5. recession

noun. ['rɪˈsɛʃən, ˌriːˈsɛʃən'] the act of ceding back.

Synonyms

  • ceding
  • ceding back
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