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Definition of "inflationary" []

  • Of, associated with, or tending to cause inflation: inflationary prices; inflationary policies. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inflationary" in a sentence
  • "O'Grady: You know, Stuart, I think that one of the problems here is that you're not factoring in what they call inflationary expectations, which is, once people start to think that everything is going to be more expensive later on, they start to spend more aggressively."
  • "The AA acknowledges what it describes as "inflationary pressures for insurers"."
  • ""Our first approach is to seek to moderate medium-term inflationary pressures through the Singapore dollar exchange rate policy" of the central bank, Mr. Tharman said."