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, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.
2. chemistry Pertaining to a molecule containing a ring of atoms; denoting a cyclic compound.
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, cyclical (sī′klik, sik′lik; sī′kli-kăl, sik′li-kăl) [L. cyclicus fr. Gr. kyklikos, circular]
1. Periodic.
2. Having a ring-shaped structure.
3. Pert. to or affected by menstruation.
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, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Considering equations 1 and 2, the significance of coefficients [[beta].sub.4] and [[beta].sub.5], and [[gamma].sub.2] and [[gamma].sub.3] respectively, would mean the monetary and fiscal policy to be pro-cyclical or counter cyclical at threshold level of institutional quality; the insignificance of these parameters would indicate the a-cyclicality of the fiscal as well as the monetary policy.
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Section I reviews previous research on cyclical fluctuations in labor force participation.
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Our model treats each of the four variables as a combination of a trend component, which moves relatively slowly over time, and a cyclical component, which fluctuates with the business cycle.
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The main challenges include the current excessive cyclical divergences and imbalances due to the interest rate set by the ECB, the high risk of contagion in the banking system and major deficiencies in fiscal policy coordination.