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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Associated with or tending to cause decreases in consumer prices or increases in the purchasing power of money.

Usage examples (36)
  • deflationary measures
  • Anti-capitalistic movements always do well in deflationary times.
  • June headline CPI slips again, raising longer-term deflationary concerns
  • At First Eagle, the debate is over which is the bigger risk: near-term deflationary pressures or long-term inflation. for more
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