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expansionary

Line breaks: ex¦pan¦sion|ary
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspanʃ(ə)n(ə)ri
 
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Definition of expansionary in English:

adjective

(Of a policy or action) intended to result in economic or political expansion: an expansionary budget
More example sentences
  • 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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