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English definition of “expansionary”


adjective     /ɪkˈspænʃənəri/ US   /ɪkˈspænʃəˌneri/ ECONOMICS
used to describe a set of conditions during which something increases in size , number , or importance : The economy has entered a fresh decline after a brief expansionary period .
(Definition of expansionary adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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