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inflationary in Economics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinflationaryin‧fla‧tion‧a‧ry /ɪnˈfleɪʃənəri $ -ʃəneri/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BPErelating to or causing price increases 🔊 inflationary pressures in the economy 🔊 A new round of wage increases could trigger an inflationary spiral (=a continuing rise in both wages and prices).
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inflationaryImagine how many times restaurants and merchants had to change their posted prices during the inflationary 1970s, when prices almost doubled.Many governments thus resort to financing expenditure through domestic bank borrowing and printing money, both of which are inflationary.Trust me, he said - and then presided over an inflationary boom.I recommend that the funding continue at the present level, with an inflationary consideration - £5,954.The floating of the pound in 1972 symbolized this turnaround in favour of sustaining expansion regardless of the inflationary cost.The 1970s and 1980s were inflationary decades.The inflationary spiral constituted a grave threat which, if not halted, could jeopardise the entire economy.I was then asked to give a seminar on the inflationary universe at Drexel University in Philadelphia.inflationary spiralan inflationary spiralHe started blustering about the general election and an end to the inflationary spiral.The inflationary spiral constituted a grave threat which, if not halted, could jeopardise the entire economy.