[koun-ter-sahy-kli-kuh l, -sik-li-]
opposing the trend of a business or economic cycle; countervailing: a countercyclical monetary policy.
Origin of countercyclical
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Contemporary Examples of countercyclical
When times are tough, U.S. social policy—no less than fiscal or monetary policy—should show some countercyclical flexibility.Simply False: Mitt Romney’s Cynical Welfare Nostalgia
August 10, 2012