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constant dollar

noun
1.
a dollar valued according to its purchasing power in an arbitrarily set year and then adjusted for price changes in other years so that real purchasing power can be compared by giving prices as they would presumably be in the base year.
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Examples for constant dollar
  • These categories are used in developing seasonally adjusted and constant dollar totals.
  • The input index uses constant dollar-adjusted expenses.

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