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

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-inflation was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-inflation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-inflation. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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