disinflation


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dis·in·fla·tion

 (dĭs′ĭn-flā′shən)
n.
A marked deceleration in the rate of inflation.

dis′in·fla′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj.

disinflation

(ˌdɪsɪnˈfleɪʃən)
n
(Economics) economics a reduction or stabilization of the general price level intended to improve the balance of payments without incurring reductions in output, employment, and investment. Compare deflation2

dis•in•fla•tion

(ˌdɪs ɪnˈfleɪ ʃən)

n.
a period or process of slowing the rate of inflation.
[1875–80]
dis`in•fla′tion•ar′y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disinflation - a reduction of prices intended to improve the balance of payments
economic process - any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
deflation - a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices
inflation, rising prices - a general and progressive increase in prices; "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money"
Translations

disinflation

[ˌdɪsɪnˈfleɪʃən] Nreducción f de la inflación

disinflation

[ˌdɪsɪnˈfleɪʃən] ndésinflation f

disinflation

[ˌdɪsɪnˈfleɪʃn] n (Econ) → disinflazione f
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