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"quantitative easing" in British English

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quantitative easingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkwɒn.tɪ.tə.tɪv ˈiːz.ɪŋ/ us /ˌkwɑːn.t̬ə.teɪ.t̬ɪv ˈiːz.ɪŋ/ specialized

(Definition of “quantitative easing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"quantitative easing" in Business English

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quantitative easingnoun [ U ]

uk us abbreviation QE FINANCE, ECONOMICS, BANKING

the act by a country's central bank of increasing the money supply (= amount of money in the economy) at a time when interest rates are very low, as a way of increasing economic growth:

The Bank of England embarked upon a programme of printing money or quantitative easing, during March 2009.

(Definition of “quantitative easing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)