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reflation

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noun re·fla·tion \(ˌ)rē-ˈflā-shən\

Definition of reflation

  1. :  restoration of deflated prices to a desirable level

reflate play \(ˌ)rē-ˈflāt\ verb
reflationary play \-shə-ˌner-ē\ adjective


Origin of reflation

re- + -flation (as in deflation)


First Known Use: 1932


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