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Definition of "sterilised" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of sterilise. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sterilised" in a sentence
  • "This has been dubbed "sterilised" QE or "Operation Twist", after a 1960s programme in which the Treasury and the Fed tried to "twist" the yield curve by altering the pattern of Treasury-bond issuance."
  • "The ECB insists that its bond purchases are "sterilised" - meaning that they do not add stimulus or constitute quantitative easing - but this is a disputed point."
  • "It was also suggested that not all the bond purchases would be sterilised, which is not what markets had been led to believe."