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pump primingnoun [U]

uk   us   also pump-priming ECONOMICS
the process of investing money in order to encourage the development of a business, economy, etc.: After three years of careful pump priming, the industry is now up and running.

pump primingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
used to describe the process in which money is invested in order to encourage the development of a business or economy: pump-priming measures/money/investment Such long-term pump-priming measures will have no immediate effect.
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