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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reduction of prices intended to improve the balance of payments.

Usage examples (38)
  • What we've had is "disinflation" -- a drop of inflation.
  • The deceleration, also called disinflation, is different from the persistent decline in costs that economists call deflation.
  • Finally we have disinflation which is the slowdown in the rate of inflation or the downward movement of prices in general.
  • This is strong evidence that we are not in a period of "disinflation" as some claim. for more
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