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English definition of “monetary policy”

monetary policy

noun [U]
 
 
ECONOMICS actions taken by a government to control the amount of money in an economy and how easily available it is, for example by changing the interest rate: ease/relax/loosen monetary policy Relaxing monetary policy left room for currency speculators to make big profits. He said the Fed would tighten monetary policy.
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