non·​in·​fla·​tion·​ary | \ ˌnän-in-ˈflā-shə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce noninflationary (audio) \

Definition of noninflationary

: not characterized by or productive of economic inflation : not inflationary noninflationary economic growth a noninflationary era

Examples of noninflationary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In noninflationary times, the inflow from the faucet roughly equals the outflow through these two drains. John Greenwood, WSJ, 21 Oct. 2021 This observation is the key to an economic recovery program that can be both ambitious and noninflationary—a program that will truly see the United States build back better. Robert Hockett, The New Republic, 1 Dec. 2020 Second, the Fed chief should be able to lead the Federal Open Market Committee to a sound medium-term strategy for noninflationary economic growth. George P. Shultz And, WSJ, 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of noninflationary

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Noninflationary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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