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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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reflationre‧fla‧tion /riːˈfleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]  technicalPE the process of increasing the amount of money being used in a country in order to increase tradeinflation, deflationreflate /riːˈfleɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]reflationary adjective
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reflationThe fact that other economies are expanding adds an external stimulus to any internal impetus provided by reflation.They had a fiscal reflation for about two out of the six years of the 1990s and it was beginning to work.But they differed over the emphasis they accorded to incomes policies, reflation, or tougher measures against the trade unions.The post-war period until the late 1970s witnessed governments playing a positive role in stimulating demand through reflation of the economy.No fewer than 364 economists signed a statement calling for a change of policy and traditional reflation.
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