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countercyclical

[koun-ter-sahy-kli-kuh l, -sik-li-] /ˌkaʊn tərˈsaɪ klɪ kəl, -ˈsɪk lɪ-/
adjective
1.
opposing the trend of a business or economic cycle; countervailing:
a countercyclical monetary policy.
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