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disinflate

[dis-in-fleyt]Economics
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verb (used without object), dis·in·flat·ed, dis·in·flat·ing.
  1. (of an economy) to slow down the rate of inflation.
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verb (used with object), dis·in·flat·ed, dis·in·flat·ing.
  1. to slow down the rate of inflation in (an economy).
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Origin of disinflate

First recorded in 1945–50; dis-1 + inflate
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