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inflationary

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈfleɪʃənəri/ ECONOMICS
relating to or causing inflation: Time and again, economists have warned that higher oil prices are inflationary.inflationary consequences/effect/impact The Bank of England would at once want to raise interest rates to reduce the inflationary impact of a lower pound. The financial markets took fright at the possibility that inflationary pressure is building up in the economy. →  Compare counterinflationary
Translations of “inflationary”
in Korean 인플레이션의, 통화팽창의…
in Arabic تَضَخُمي…
in Portuguese inflacionário…
in Catalan inflacionista…
in Japanese インフレの…
in Italian inflazionistico…
in Chinese (Traditional) (引起)通貨膨脹的…
in Russian инфляционный…
in Turkish fiyatları gereksiz artıran, enflasyona yol açan, enflasyoncu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (引起)通货膨胀的…
in Polish inflacyjny…
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