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English definition of “reflation”

reflation

noun [C or U]     /ˌriːˈfleɪʃən/ ECONOMICS
a situation in which the amount of money in use in the economy is increased: Investors are now looking through the short-term risk of deflation and focusing on economic recovery and reflation. → Compare deflation, inflation
reflationary adjective
(Definition of reflation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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