parity price

[ (par-uh-tee) ]

A price paid to American farmers that is designed to give them the same real income that they had between 1910 and 1914, a period selected because it was a time of agricultural prosperity.


Nearby words

  1. parisonic,
  2. parisyllabic,
  3. parity,
  4. parity check,
  5. parity conjugation,
  6. park,
  7. park and ride,
  8. park avenue,
  9. park chung hee,
  10. park forest

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