Definition of de-index in English:

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de-index

Pronunciation: /diːˈɪndɛks/

verb

[with object]
End the indexation to inflation of (pensions or other benefits): one way to reduce inflation would be to de-index pensions
More example sentences
  • Some struggles emerged for social programs, like the fight against de-indexing pensions in the late 1980s, which the government was forced to abandon after popular outcry.

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