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consumer price index

Translation of consumer price index in Spanish:

noun

  • índice (masculine) de precios al consumo or al consumidor
    Example sentences
    • Index the 60 per cent of median income to the consumer price index, and by 2001, only 2 per cent of people fell below the line.
    • In the present U.S. system, benefits after retirement are indexed to the consumer price index.
    • For comparison, Labor notes medical prices rose by about 50% as measured in the consumer price index.

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