Definition of Deflationary

1. Adjective. Associated with or tending to cause decreases in consumer prices or increases in the purchasing power of money. "Deflationary measures"

Category relationships: Economic Science, Economics, Political Economy
Derivative terms: Deflation
Antonyms: Inflationary



Definition of Deflationary

1. Adjective. associated with or tending to cause deflation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflationary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflationary

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Literary usage of Deflationary

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1. Philosophy, Humanity and Ecology: Vol. 1: Philosophy of Nature edited by J. Odera Oruka (1996)
"In what sense is primitivism a deflationary view? ... And it is just in this very attenuated sense that primitivism is deflationary, just in the sense that ..."

2. Computer Science Research Activities in Asia: Software Technology and by David K. Kahaner (1994)
"(Europe, largely bypassed by the global investment boom, was instead preoccupied with essentially deflationary policies required to prepare for a single ..."

3. Privacy in a Fishbowl by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"The economists who have dared to predict this deflationary period have been ... For the first time since your late ‘20s, dangerous deflationary forces are ..."

4. Labour Migration and the Recent Financial Crisis in Asia by Nihon Rōdō Kyōkai, Japan Rōdōshō, International Labour Organisation (1999)
"Typical crises in developing economies in the past were mostly attributed to apparent internal and external macroeconomic imbalances, to which deflationary ..."

5. CapitalOttawa (Ont.) Periodicals (1888)
"Professor Harry Johnson described these problems as the confidence problem, the liquidity problem, the adjustment problem and the problem of deflationary ..."

6. Capital, the State, and Labour: A Global Perspective by Juliet Schor, Jong-Il You (1995)
"... and the severe recession of 1985 and 1986 -due to the collapse of primary commodity prices and exacerbated by deflationary fiscal policies - caused the ..."

7. The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective by Angus Maddison (2001)
"The persistence of deflationary policies in the 1 990s in the face of high unemployment and low inflation was due in large measure to a new objective of ..."

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