counterinflationary

adjective

coun·​ter·​in·​fla·​tion·​ary ˌkau̇n-tər-in-ˈflā-shə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce counterinflationary (audio)
variants or counter-inflationary
: acting or intended to stop, slow, reverse, or prevent economic inflation : counterinflation
… at 6.5%, the current jobless rate gets the experts worked up for counterinflationary warfare.James Aley

Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of counterinflationary was in 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Counterinflationary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterinflationary. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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