counterinflation

adjective
coun·​ter·​in·​fla·​tion | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-in-ˈflā-shən How to pronounce counterinflation (audio) \
variants: or counter-inflation

Definition of counterinflation

: acting or intended to stop, slow, reverse, or prevent economic inflation : counterinflationary the government's counter-inflation measures

First Known Use of counterinflation

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterinflation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterinflation. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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