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The automatic adjustment of an economic variable, such as wages, taxes, or pension benefits, to a cost-of-living index, so that the variable rises or falls in accordance with the rate of inflation.
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(Commerce) the act of making wages, interest rates, etc, index-linked
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in•dex•a•tion(ˌɪn dɛkˈseɪ ʃən)
the adjustment of wages, interest rates, etc., according to changes in the cost of living.
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The adjustment of wages, interest rates and other forms of income to compensate with changes of prices.
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|Noun||1.||indexation - a system of economic regulation: wages and interest are tied to the cost-of-living index in order to reduce the effects of inflation|
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