Definition of deflationary in English:


Line breaks: de|fla¦tion|ary
Pronunciation: /diːˈfleɪʃənri


Characterized by or tending to cause economic deflation: the deflationary effect of higher taxes deflationary measures
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  • There are always inflationary and deflationary spots in an economy at the same time.
  • Volatile movements in the foreign exchange casino compound the deflationary effect.
  • By dampening expected future sales, a deflationary monetary policy may decrease the firm's net worth.

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