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disinflation

[dis-in-fley-shuh n] /ˌdɪs ɪnˈfleɪ ʃən/
noun, Economics
1.
a period or process of slowing the rate of inflation.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; dis-1 + inflation
Related forms
disinflationary, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dis-inflation

disinflation

/ˌdɪsɪnˈfleɪʃən/
noun
1.
(economics) a reduction or stabilization of the general price level intended to improve the balance of payments without incurring reductions in output, employment, and investment Compare deflation (sense 2)
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