supply-side

adjective
sup·​ply-side | \ sə-ˈplī-ˈsīd How to pronounce supply-side (audio) \

Definition of supply-side

: of, relating to, or being an economic theory that reduction of tax rates encourages more earnings, savings, and investment and thereby expands economic activity and the total taxable national income

Other Words from supply-side

supply-sider \ sə-​ˈplī-​ˈsī-​dər How to pronounce supply-sider (audio) \ noun

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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