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monetary policynoun [U]

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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 ​interestrate: ease/relax/loosen monetary policy Relaxing ​monetarypolicyleftroom for ​currencyspeculators to make ​bigprofits. He said the Fed would tightenmonetarypolicy.
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