counterinflation

adjective
coun·​ter·​in·​fla·​tion | \ˌkau̇n-tər-in-ˈflā-shən \
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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