[ koun-ter-sahy-kli-kuhl, -sik-li- ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈsaɪ klɪ kəl, -ˈsɪk lɪ- /
opposing the trend of a business or economic cycle; countervailing: a countercyclical monetary policy.
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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|Will Marshall|August 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST