dis inflate

disinflate

[dis-in-fleyt] Economics.
verb (used without object), disinflated, disinflating.
1.
(of an economy) to slow down the rate of inflation.
verb (used with object), disinflated, disinflating.
2.
to slow down the rate of inflation in (an economy).

Origin:
1945–50; dis-1 + inflate

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