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quantitative easing

noun, Economics
1.
the policy by which a central bank creates money and uses it to purchase financial assets, thereby increasing the money supply and stimulating a weak economy.
Abbreviation: QE.
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British Dictionary definitions for quantitative-easing

quantitative easing

noun
1.
the practice of increasing the supply of money in order to stimulate economic activity
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