/ri:'fleɪt/ verb
to reflate the economy to stimulate the economy by increasing the money supply or by reducing taxes, often leading to increased inflation
The government’s attempts to reflate the economy were not successful.

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  • reflate — [rē flāt′] vt., vi. reflated, reflating to bring about reflation in (an economy) …   English World dictionary

  • reflate — [[t]riːfle͟ɪt[/t]] reflates, reflating, reflated VERB If a government tries to reflate its country s economy, it increases the amount of money that is available in order to encourage more economic activity. [TECHNICAL] [V n] The administration… …   English dictionary

  • reflate — UK [riːˈfleɪt] / US [rɪˈfleɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms reflate : present tense I/you/we/they reflate he/she/it reflates present participle reflating past tense reflated past participle reflated economics to improve the economy… …   English dictionary

  • reflate — verb (I, T) technical to increase the supply of money in a country or system, in order to encourage trade: measures to reflate the economy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • reflate — verb see reflation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reflate — /ri flayt /, v., reflated, reflating. v.i. 1. to increase again the amount of money and credit in circulation. v.t. 2. to increase (money and credit) again. [1930 35; back formation from REFLATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • reflate — verb a) To reinflate, to inflate again. b) To restore the general level of prices to a previous or desirable level …   Wiktionary

  • reflate — re|flate [ ri fleıt ] verb intransitive or transitive TECHNICAL to improve the economy of a country by increasing the amount of money that people are earning and spending in the country ╾ re|fla|tion [ ,ri fleıʃn ] noun uncount ─ compare DEFLATE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reflate — verb (of a government) expand the level of output of (an economy) by either fiscal or monetary policy. Derivatives reflation noun reflationary adjective Origin 1930s: from re , on the pattern of inflate, deflate …   English new terms dictionary

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