deflationary


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de·fla·tion

 (dĭ-flā′shən)
n.
1. The act of deflating or the condition of being deflated.
2. A persistent decrease in the level of consumer prices or a persistent increase in the purchasing power of money.
3. The lifting and removal of small, loose particles, especially silt and clay particles, by eddies of wind.

de·fla′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj.
de·fla′tion·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deflationary - associated with or tending to cause decreases in consumer prices or increases in the purchasing power of money; "deflationary measures"
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
inflationary - associated with or tending to cause increases in inflation; "inflationary prices"
Translations

deflationary

[diːˈfleɪʃənərɪ] ADJ (Econ) → deflacionario

deflationary

[dɪˈfleɪʃənəri] adj [budget] → déflationniste

deflationary

adj (Fin) → Deflations-, deflationistisch; deflationary policyDeflationspolitik f

deflationary

[diːˈfleɪʃnrɪ] adj (Econ) → deflazionistico/a
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KUWAIT, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- Consumer price inflation eased to a new multi-year low of 1.2 percent in August, mainly on the back of deflationary pressures from the housing component and weak food inflation, said an economic report by the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Wednesday.
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Amid the din of food shoppers' glee, the transition to a turbulent, deflationary environment has found many food retailers flummoxed, as shown by the recent rounds of quarterly financial reports from several key players -- including Sprouts Farmers Market, Target, Whole Foods Market, Supervalu, Smart & Final, SpartanNash, Dollar General, and even the seemingly bulletproof Kroger -- all of which cited deflation, to greater and lesser degrees, as an obstinate thorn in their sales performance.