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mon·e·ta·rism

 (mŏn′ĭ-tə-rĭz′əm, mŭn′-)
n.
1. A theory holding that economic variations within a given system, such as changing rates of inflation, are most often caused by increases or decreases in the money supply.
2. A policy that seeks to regulate an economy by altering the domestic money supply, especially by increasing it in a moderate but steady manner.

mon′e·ta·rist adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monetarist - an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of moneymonetarist - an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money
bimetallist - an advocate of bimetallism
economic expert, economist - an expert in the science of economics
Translations

monetarist

[ˈmʌnɪtərɪst]
A. ADJmonetarista
B. Nmonetarista mf

monetarist

[ˈmʌnɪtərɪst] nmonétariste m/f

monetarist

nMonetarist(in) m(f)
adjmonetaristisch

monetarist

[ˈmʌnɪtrɪst]
1. adjmonetaristico/a
2. nmonetarista m/f
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