countercyclical

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adjective coun·ter·cy·cli·cal \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈsī-kli-kəl, -ˈsi-\

Definition of countercyclical

  1. :  calculated to check excessive developments in a business cycle :  compensatory countercyclical budget policies

countercyclically

play \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈsī-kli-k(ə-)lē, -ˈsi-\ adverb

1944

First Known Use of countercyclical

1944


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