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v. de·flat·ed, de·flat·ing, de·flates
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).
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


[diːˈfleɪtəʳ] Nmedida f deflacionista
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