deflator deflator n. a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars; as, the GNP deflator.. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • deflator — deflatór s.m., pl. deflatóri Trimis de siveco, 10.06.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DEFLATÓR s. m. indice al deprecierii banilor, servind la înlăturarea unor efecte ale inflaţiei. (< germ. Deflator) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Deflator — For GDP deflator, see GDP Deflator. In statistics, a deflator is a value that allows data to be measured over time in terms of some base period, usually through a price index, in order to distinguish between a changes in the money value of a… …   Wikipedia

  • deflator — A statistical factor used to convert current dollar purchasing power into inflation adjusted purchasing power. Enables the comparison of prices while accounting for inflation in two different time periods. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • deflator — deflate ► VERB 1) let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, etc.). 2) cause to feel suddenly dispirited. 3) reduce price levels in (an economy). DERIVATIVES deflator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • deflator — noun see deflate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deflator — See deflate. * * * …   Universalium

  • deflator — noun A factor applied to economic statistics in order to counter the effect of inflation …   Wiktionary

  • deflator — n. something which causes deflation (reduction in the amount of money in circulation, increase in buying power, lowering of prices) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deflator — de·fla·tor …   English syllables

  • deflator — /dəˈfleɪtə/ (say duh flaytuh) noun 1. someone or something that causes deflation. 2. a statistical tool used to convert current dollars into dollars which are adjusted for inflation, so as to compare prices over time realistically …   Australian English dictionary

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