disinflate

/dis'in flayt"/, v., disinflated, disinflating. Econ.
v.i.
1. (of an economy) to slow down the rate of inflation.
v.t.
2. to slow down the rate of inflation in (an economy).
[1945-50; DIS-1 + INFLATE]

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  • disinflate — dis·inflate …   English syllables

  • disinflate — |dis+ verb Etymology: dis (I) + inflate : deflate * * * /dis in flayt /, v., disinflated, disinflating. Econ. v.i. 1. (of an economy) to slow down the rate of inflation. v.t. 2. to slow down the rate of inflation in (an economy). [1945 50; …   Useful english dictionary

  • disinflationary — adjective Exhibiting or causing reduced inflation. See Also: disinflate, disinflation …   Wiktionary

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