indexation

[ in-dek-sey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn dɛkˈseɪ ʃən /

noun Economics.

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.

Origin of indexation

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British Dictionary definitions for indexation

indexation

index-linking

/ (ˌɪndɛkˈseɪʃən) /

noun

the act of making wages, interest rates, etc, index-linked
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Word Origin and History for indexation

indexation


n.

1960, noun of action from index (v.).

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