Examples of deflation in a Sentence
Economists worry that deflation will bring the country into recession.
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The Fed also wants to avoid deflation, or price declines, because as things become cheaper each day, consumers and businesses postpone buying and economic activity shrinks more.
Falling prices of goods produced by technologically revolutionary sectors won't turn into economy-wide deflation.
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First Known Use of deflation
DEFLATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deflation for English Language Learners
: a decrease in the amount of available money or credit in an economy that causes prices to go down
: the act or process of letting air or gas out of (something)
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