Definition of expansionary in English:

expansionary

Syllabification: ex·pan·sion·ar·y
Pronunciation: /ikˈspanSHəˌnerē
 
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adjective

  • (Of a policy or action) intended to result in economic or political expansion: an expansionary budget
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    • Here, states attempt to exploit the international economy through expansionary policies.
    • Low interest rates and expansionary policies seem to have pushed the US economy forward and we are seeing very strong figures being reported there.
    • At the international level, the G7 meeting to be held next month should coordinate expansionary policies, giving its blessing to rate cuts and easing of fiscal policy.

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