purchasing power

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pur·chas·ing power

1. The ability to purchase, generally measured by income.
2. The value of a particular monetary unit in terms of the goods or services that can be purchased with it.
kupní síla
pouvoir d’achat

purchasing power

[ˈpɜːtʃɪsɪŋˌpaʊəʳ] npotere m d'acquisto
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I spent money rather too freely in those days, it is true; but one reason for it was that I hadn't got the proportions of things entirely adjusted, even yet, after so long a sojourn in Britain -- hadn't got along to where I was able to absolutely realize that a penny in Arthur's land and a couple of dollars in Connecticut were about one and the same thing: just twins, as you may say, in purchasing power.
At current inflation rates, in 25 years one dollar will have the purchasing power of about $0.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchasing Power recently added automotive care to the portfolio of products and services available through its employee purchase program.
Purchasing power in Europe climbed by around four percent this year.
The purchasing power of a Saudi riyal has been reduced to 57 halalas during the past 24 years as a result of inflation, a study conducted by Al-Eqtisadiah business daily said.
Bulgaria continues to have the lowest purchasing power in the EU and is left behind by countries like Montenegro and Serbia, which are not even EU member states, data from the market research company GfK showed.
ADPnews) - Jun 7, 2010 - In 2009, the purchasing power of the Austrian population rose by 4.
In terms of purchasing power parity, the dollar seems a tad undervalued these days, but that does not mean it will soon appreciate.
Inflation has diminished the purchasing power of our money to such an extent that nickels and pennies are now worth more melted down than their face value.
This level of cooperation is based not just on SL Green's size and purchasing power, but also on the day-to-day working relationship that their team has fostered with companies like Con Ed Solutions.
THE purchasing power of British holi-daymakers has declined in nearly all the major European holiday destinations, research out today shows.
7 percent more purchasing power last year because growth of income was more than double the inflation rate, which was 2 percent nationally and 2.

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