inflationism

noun
in·fla·tion·ism | \in-ˈflā-shə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of inflationism 

: the policy of economic inflation

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inflationist \in-ˈflā-sh(ə-)nist \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of inflationism

1919, in the meaning defined above

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