anti-inflation

adjective
an·​ti-in·​fla·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-in-ˈflā-shən, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-inflation (audio) \
variants: or anti-inflationary \ ˌan-​tē-​in-​ˈflā-​shə-​ˌner-​ē , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce anti-inflationary (audio) \

Definition of anti-inflation

: used or intended to inhibit or prevent inflation anti-inflation policies anti-inflationary measures

First Known Use of anti-inflation

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-inflation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-inflation. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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