deflator

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de·flate

 (dĭ-flāt′)
v. de·flat·ed, de·flat·ing, de·flates
v.tr.
1.
a. To release contained air or gas from.
b. To collapse by releasing contained air or gas.
2. To reduce or lessen the size or importance of: Losing the contest deflated my ego.
3. Economics
a. To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.
b. To produce deflation in (an economy).
v.intr.
To be or become deflated: The balloon deflated slowly.


de·fla′tor n.
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Noun1.deflator - a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars
factor - any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
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deflator

[diːˈfleɪtəʳ] Nmedida f deflacionista
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Friday things get interesting with the release of the first cut on the GDP for the first quarter, along with the other numbers in the same release, like the chain deflator, an imbedded measure of inflation and the Employment Cost Index.