in·​dex·​ation | \ ˌin-dek-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce indexation (audio) \

Definition of indexation

: 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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Britain is ready to make unilateral guarantees on the indexation of EU nationals’ pensions, while also promising free health care to Europeans living in Britain, Davis said. Tim Ross,, "May to Detail U.K. Plan for EU Citizens as Davis Vows Fight," 25 June 2017 The papers are will be submitted for indexation by EI COMPENDEX, INSPEC, THOMSON REUTERS and DBLP.UNI-TRIE.DE 4) Magazine in America / EU (i.e., IEEE, ACM, etc.) Bruce Sterling, WIRED, "First International Conference on Multimedia, Scientific Information and Visualization for Information Systems and Metrics," 5 Dec. 2013 There was also an offer to make unilateral guarantees on the indexation of EU nationals’ pensions and a commitment to streamline the application process. Simon Kennedy,, "Brexit Bulletin: Citizenship Test for May," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of indexation

1960, in the meaning defined above

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