reflationary
adjective see reflation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reflationary — reflate re‧flate [riːˈfleɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS if a government reflates the economy, it increases government spending, reduces interest rates etc in order to increase demand and encourage economic activity: • measures to… …   Financial and business terms

  • reflationary — adjective Of or pertaining to reflation …   Wiktionary

  • reflationary — reflāˈtionary adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑reflation …   Useful english dictionary

  • reflationary measures — /ri:ˌfleɪʃ(ə)n(ə)ri meʃəz/ plural noun actions which are likely to stimulate the economy …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • reflation — reflationary /ri flay sheuh ner ee/, adj. /ri flay sheuhn/, n. restoration of economic activity, consumer prices, etc., to higher levels by manipulating monetary policy. [1930 35; RE + (IN)FLATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • reflation — Government monetary action that causes a reversal of deflation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * reflate re‧flate [riːˈfleɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS if a government reflates the economy, it increases government spending,… …   Financial and business terms

  • reflate — re‧flate [riːˈfleɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS if a government reflates the economy, it increases government spending, reduces interest rates etc in order to increase demand and encourage economic activity: • measures to reflate… …   Financial and business terms

  • reflation — noun Etymology: re + flation (as in deflation) Date: 1932 restoration of deflated prices to a desirable level • reflate verb • reflationary adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Great Depression — This article is about the severe worldwide economic downturn in the 1930s. For other uses, see The Great Depression (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • reflation — re|fla|tion [ri:ˈfleıʃən] n [U] technical the process of increasing the amount of money being used in a country in order to increase trade →↑inflation, deflation ↑deflation >reflate [ri:ˈfleıt] v [I and T] >reflationary adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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