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deflate

verb uk   us   /dɪˈfleɪt/

deflate verb (MAKE SMALLER)

[I or T] If something that has air or gas inside it deflates, or is deflated, it becomes smaller because it loses the air or gas: to deflate a balloon/tyre

deflate verb (WEAKEN)

[T often passive] to cause something to become weaker: The party's ambitions have been deflated by the two recent by-election defeats. [T often passive] to make someone lose confidence or feel less important: They were totally deflated by losing the game.

deflate verb (MONEY)

[T] to reduce the supply of money in an economy
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