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(Economics) to inflate or be inflated again
[C20: back formation from reflation]
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Past participle: reflated
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|Verb||1.||reflate - economics: experience reflation; "The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
reflate - economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation; "These measures reflated the economy"
|2.||reflate - economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation; "These measures reflated the economy"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
inflate - cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit; "The war inflated the economy"
reflate - economics: experience reflation; "The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures"
|3.||reflate - inflate again; "reflate the balloon"|
|4.||reflate - become inflated again|
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reflate[ˌriːˈfleɪt] VT [+ economy] → reflacionar
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reflate[riːˈfleɪt] vt [+ economy] → relancer
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reflate[ˌriːˈfleɪt] vt (Econ) → reflazionare
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