non·​in·​fla·​tion·​ary ˌnän-in-ˈflā-shə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce noninflationary (audio)
: not characterized by or productive of economic inflation : not inflationary
noninflationary economic growth
a noninflationary era

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Seventeen Nobel laureates wrote that the -- the way the BBB was written with long-term investments and increasing the capacity of people to participate in our success is noninflationary. ABC News, 13 Feb. 2022 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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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noninflationary was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Noninflationary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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