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Meaning of “inflationary” in the English Dictionary

"inflationary" in British English

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inflationaryadjective

uk   /ɪnˈfleɪ.ʃən.ər.i/  us   /-er.i/
causingpriceincreases and ​inflation: inflationary ​policies/​pressures/​trends
(Definition of inflationary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inflationary" in Business English

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inflationaryadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈfleɪʃənəri/ ECONOMICS
relating to or causing ​inflation: Time and again, ​economists have warned that ​higheroilprices are inflationary.inflationary consequences/effect/impact The Bank of England would at once want to ​raiseinterestrates to ​reduce the inflationary ​impact of a ​lowerpound. The ​financialmarkets took fright at the possibility that inflationary ​pressure is ​building up in the ​economy.
(Definition of inflationary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inflationary”
in Arabic تَضَخُمي…
in Korean 인플레이션의, 통화팽창의…
in Portuguese inflacionário…
in Catalan inflacionista…
in Japanese インフレの…
in Chinese (Simplified) (引起)通货膨胀的…
in Turkish fiyatları gereksiz artıran, enflasyona yol açan, enflasyoncu…
in Russian инфляционный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (引起)通貨膨脹的…
in Italian inflazionistico…
in Polish inflacyjny…
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