money supply

noun Economics.
the sum of demand or checking-account deposits and currency in circulation.

Origin:
1875–80

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money supply
 
n
M0 M1 M2 M3 M3c M4 See also M5 the total amount of money in a country's economy at a given time

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money supply definition


The amount of money in circulation at a given time, usually controlled by some central banking authority.

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Example sentences
The money supply turns over on average about three times a year.
Further, a growing economy requires a growing money supply.
Inflation was kept in check because the money supply was strictly tied to the
  average lease value of the land.
Remember, inflation is not a rise in prices, but rather an increase in the
  money supply.
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