indexation

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noun in·dex·ation \ˌin-dek-ˈsā-shən\

Definition of indexation

  1. :  a system of economic control in which certain variables (such as wages and interest) are tied to a cost-of-living index so that both rise or fall at the same rate and the detrimental effect of inflation is theoretically eliminated

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1960

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1960


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