inflationary

adjective in·fla·tion·ary \ in-ˈflā-shə-ˌner-ē \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of inflationary

: of, characterized by, or productive of inflation
  • inflationary policies

Examples of inflationary in a Sentence

  1. He blames the bad economy on the government's inflationary policies.

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First Known Use of inflationary

1920

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INFLATIONARY Defined for English Language Learners

inflationary

Definition of inflationary for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to economic inflation

  • : causing, experiencing, or affected by economic inflation : causing, experiencing, or affected by rising prices



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