[ in-dek-sey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn dɛkˈseɪ ʃən /
the automatic adjustment of wages, taxes, pension benefits, interest rates, etc., according to changes in the cost of living or another economic indicator, especially to compensate for inflation.
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British Dictionary definitions for indexation
/ (ˌɪndɛkˈseɪʃən) /
the act of making wages, interest rates, etc, index-linked
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Word Origin and History for indexation
1960, noun of action from index (v.).
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