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inflationary
American English: /ɪnˈfleɪʃəˌnɛri/
British English: /ɪnˈfleɪʃənri/

Translation of inflationary in Spanish:

adjective

  • inflationary spiral
    espiral (feminine) inflacionaria or inflacionista
    Example sentences
    • So from a theoretical point of view it can be argued that an independent central bank may reduce the inflationary bias of monetary policy-making.
    • But in the medium term looser fiscal and monetary policy poses serious inflationary risks.
    • Whether these measures or a general economic downturn helped ease inflationary pressures in the housing market is open to argument.

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