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inflationism

[ in-fley-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ ɪnˈfleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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noun

the policy or practice of inflation through expansion of currency or bank deposits.

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Nearby words

inflation theory, inflationary, inflationary gap, inflationary spiral, inflationary universe, inflationism, inflationist, inflect, inflection, inflection point, inflectional

Origin of inflationism

First recorded in 1915–20; inflation + -ism
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Examples from the Web for inflationism

  • The inflationism of the currency systems of Europe has proceeded to extraordinary lengths.

    The Economic Consequences of the Peace|John Maynard Keynes
  • Thus the menace of inflationism described above is not merely a product of the war, of which peace begins the cure.

British Dictionary definitions for inflationism

inflationism

/ (ɪnˈfleɪʃəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the advocacy or policy of inflation through expansion of the supply of money and credit
Derived Formsinflationist, noun, adjective
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